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RE: netiquette on other lists



Miquel van Smoorenburg schreef op donderdag 17 april 2003 0:19:

> 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). 
> 
> Mike.

I've read this one and I downloaded and installed quotefix. Thanks for the
idea, it works fine.

Willem-Jan Meijer
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