On 16/03/2011 10:12, Tomalak Geret'kal wrote:
> On 16/03/2011 06:28, Ruben Safir wrote:
>>> I'm not running procmail, and I'm not looking to filter anything.
>>> It's been convention for decades for emails coming through mailing
>>> lists to have "[ListName]" prepended to the subject line, and I'd
>>> like to see that in my inbox.
>>> Is there a reason that this list breaks convention?
>> Yeah - because people aren't robots, and BTW none of the other MYSQL
>> lists do it either, nor does my pearl list, actually. I'm thinking of
>> top posting this just to demonstrate how anoying, presumptious and rude
>> your last line was. try asking nice next time and send it privately to
>> the administrator.
> I was only asking. You're the rude one... blimey, what an
> overreaction. Completely uncalled for.
There's no tone of voice on email - one person's concise is another
person's rude. Particularly if not everyone is a native speaker of the
list's language! *All* parties should bear that in mind when posting.