Could we follow the Code of Conduct of Ubuntu mailing lists?
Ali Linx (amjjawad)
amjjawad at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 21:47:39 UTC 2012
> Just my suggestion that we *close* this thread down?
and also stop that discussion once and for all, please (just a suggestion).
On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 1:39 AM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Then again,
> it may be flame bait? 
> Just my suggestion that we close this thread down?
> 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)
> On 16 June 2012 19:23, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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>
>> And yet again today: Could we follow the Code of Conduct of Ubuntu
>> mailing lists?
>> My simple and only request is:
>> 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
>> - Under Topic: The ubuntu-users mailing list should be used for technical
>> - 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
>> Hope you guys see my point and what I'm trying to explain here :)
>> 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:
>>> 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.
>>> 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.
>>>> - --
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