[development] Use a meaningful subject line! (Re: Off-topic (was: Welcome to the "development" mailing list)

Earl Dunovant prometheus6 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 11:52:09 UTC 2009

It is also rude to cut off a fruitful discussion because he might have
issues with me for some reason (which I think I remember now...oh well...).

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 1:30 AM, augustin (beginner) <
drupal.beginner at wechange.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday 25 February 2009 07:40:22 Domenic Santangelo wrote:
> > OP here. I realize the importance of keeping the list clean and
> > on-topic and am glad to see your input.
> Hi OP,
> I must side with Gerhard on at least one point: in this whole thread, he is
> the only one to have changed the subject line to something actually related
> to what is being discussed.
> This whole discussion could have been interesting to some people
> researching
> the archives of this list. However, how is anything that has been said
> related to "Welcome to the 'development' mailing list"??? This whole thread
> is lost as far as the archives are concerned.
> It's considered good netiquette to properly advertise the content of a mail
> by
> giving a meaningfull subject line. Any of the people who have replied to
> your
> email could have changed the topic line, too, to correct your original lack
> of manners. Gerhard is the only one to have done so.
> "Top-posting" is also considered bad manners.
> If you think about them, there are some good reasons behind each commonly
> agreed rule of netiquette, just like there are good reasons behind each of
> Drupal's very detailed coding standards.
> Thanks for taking such rules into consideration.
> Augustin.
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