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Ryan Gauger rtgkid at
Sun Jun 17 13:34:09 UTC 2012

+1, and happy father's day (to all fathers)!

On Jun 17, 2012, at 8:03 AM, Hugo Masse <massexy at> wrote:

>> This is sad... Do we really have that many immature people on this
>> list? Following the CoC and behave like adults shouldn't be that hard
> Hi, Lubunters. I'm Hugo Masse from Mexico. I have followed this topic
> with interest. Being part of a number of mailing lists and forums
> throughout the years, I've found that this topic seems to come up
> regularly in each of them. It's a hard decision: If you restrain the
> flow of emails, communication suffers. If you let it go, many will be
> uncomfortable with it. In the end, no matter what they do, the
> moderator is crucified (it's happened to me).
> In my opinion, what needs to be done is to make sure everyone edits
> their emails, as a courtesy towards others. I have read many of the
> ones in this thread and it's really painful to scroll up and down the
> smartphone's screen to find the new message. Replying from the phone
> is impossible: I had to wait till I was in front of the laptop to edit
> this message properly.
> The CoC (you read it Cee Oh Cee, right? ;D ) has provisions for that.
> Remember to just leave the bit you're responding to, in order to keep
> readers in context, but otherwise, lose the whole lot of text these
> emails can accumulate in a couple of replies. If you read in your
> smartphone and feel urged to reply, save a draft (if on webmail) and
> make sure you edit before you press the Send button.
> Happy (Geek)Dad's day to all the dads out there!
> Hugo Masse
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