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Re: netiquette on other lists

In article <[🔎] 20030416172450.GA31872@zeus.rug.ac.be>,
Rudy Gevaert  <rudy@zeus.ugent.be> wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 09:14:37AM -0700, nate wrote:
>> most of the lists I am on are highly technical so I haven't noticed
>> this kind of behavior usually it's the posters that violate the "rules"
>> that get flamed.
>Hmm, why can't non technical users comply with the (even unwritten)
>rules of netiquette?

Because they simply do not understand, and the software they
use (usually Outlook) has ALL the wrong default settings.

Bashing MS gets old quick, but in this case I do not understand
why they have never fixed that in all those years. Must be
specifically to annoy the long-haird Unix techies, I'm sure,
because I cannot think of any other reason to leave the
default settings against all written and unwritten rules.

Ofcourse there's QuoteFix now and that helps a lot. Perhaps just
force the lusers to use QuoteFix (see Google).


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