Could we follow the Code of Conduct of Ubuntu mailing lists?

Jose Lopez josewendy1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 21:45:42 UTC 2012


On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Then again,
>
> it may be flame bait? [1]
>
> Just my suggestion that we close this thread down?
>
> Regards,
>
> Phill.
> 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)
>
>
>
> On 16 June 2012 19:23, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/ContactUs#Mailing_List
>>
>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lubuntu-users/2012-April/thread.html
>>
>> It started from here: Upgrading to Lubuntu 12.04 <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lubuntu-users/2012-April/001254.html>
>>   *Ryan Porter*
>> - a simple example how an email about upgrading to Lubuntu 12.04 turned
>> to an endless discussion about bottom vs top posting :)
>>
>> Again, here: About my health, top posting vs bottom posting, and Ubuntu
>> forums <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lubuntu-users/2012-April/001283.html>
>>   *Lance*
>> *
>> *
>> And yet again today: Could we follow the Code of Conduct of Ubuntu
>> mailing lists?
>>
>> My simple and only request is:
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists
>> Please (and this is for EVERYONE), read it carefully and you will come to
>> know that "bottom vs top posting" is NOT the only issue that is happening
>> here and there are much more important points that we must focus on, like:
>>
>> -  Avoid flamewars, trolling, personal attacks, and *repetitive
>> arguments.*
>> - Under Topic: The ubuntu-users mailing list should be used for technical
>> support.
>> - Tailor your reply to fit the text which you are replying to. Do not
>> quote the whole of the previous email - *remove any unnecessary text*.
>> To avoid confusion, it's often a good idea to replace removed text with a
>> brief indication that something has been removed, like [snip].
>>
>> I don't really need to carry one, do I?
>>
>> Why would we stick to:
>>
>>> *Write your email underneath the email which you are replying to.*
>>
>>
>> while there are OTHER important points, IMHO, we should stick to and
>> follow?
>>
>> Hope you guys see my point and what I'm trying to explain here :)
>>
>> P.S.
>> For those who may question me, yet again, why I don't write my replies
>> underneath the email which I'm replying to, there you go:
>> 1- I'm using Gmail Web Interface - I never use any email client (hope
>> that is not a problem :P)
>> 2- I always "quote" the part that I'm replying to - sometimes I forget,
>> I'm human :)
>> 3- I find it easier for me and others (to top posting) - yes, it's a bit
>> of a problem to some other - I suggest to drop the argument and move
>> forward. I don't wish nor want to break any Code of Conduct, Rules, etc. It
>> is JUST easier and faster for me and LESS confusing. I'm not disabled but I
>> have a bit of weak eyes and it is always confusing me when I read bottom
>> posted emails.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I did. we have discussed the topic before. so, rather than go around in
>>> circles... again and again.... feel free to look through the archives.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Phill.
>>>
>>>
>>> May I ask you three to read the original message and answer to the
>>>> points? The first reply removed the original message and after that
>>>> nothing has been said on topic.
>>>>
>>>> - --
>>>> [Mika Suomalainen](https://mkaysi.github.com/) ||
>>>>
>>>>
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