Re: posting Re: debian-user-digest Digest V2011 #1198
On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 09:02 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 06:45 +0000,
> email@example.com wrote:
> > On 23/06/11 00:01, lee wrote:
> > > Scott Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >
> > >> On 22/06/11 21:53, Camaleón wrote:
> > >>>> On 21/06/11 23:29, Camaleón wrote:
> > >>>>> On Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:21:01 -0300, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI
> > wrote:
> > >>>>>> But at least you did not reply to a digest.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Sure. I'd say digests are for reading more than
> > replying.
> > >>
> > >> And I am in absolute agreement with you!
> > >
> > > Hm, I wonder why anyone is going to the lengths of replying
> > to digest
> > > messages rather than just subscribing to the list ...
> > You could just ask the person.... (look for the "Digest"
> > subject line)
> > I've had to replied to posts from digests - I edit out the
> > digest cruft
> > rather than perpetuate an abomination.
> > For convoluted reasons I subscribe to a digest from another
> > list - I
> > edit my responses carefully though. While some will argue that
> > ruins the
> > header information - the purpose is to make indexing for
> > searching, and
> > threading by subject line, work. Not to provide a forensics
> > trail for
> > the anally retentive.
> It's easier for GNU mailman digest. There you get the subject line and
> you easily can copy and paste it, so at least I won't forget to do it,
> while I sometimes forget to do it for the Debian list.
> Another issue for the Debian digest is, that even HTML formatted spam
> isn't eliminated, hence scrolling through the Digest is annoying. People
> writing to the list should do it by plain text only, so it would be easy
> to eliminate HTML based spam.
> IMO Digest should be for replies too, not only to lurk the list. You can
> read the archive if you only would like to lurk.
> -- Ralf
An example for GNU mailman digest a reply *with marked text* keeps the
> Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:27:19 +0200
> From: Ralf Mardorf
> Subject: Re: [LAU] Text-based sound visualisation?
But for Debian digest a "reply" *with marked text* causes:
On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 17:36:15 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
I mark the text before I push the reply button, to select the quote.