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Re: European law (was: Re: Dear Fedora Community, what do you want?)

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 08:20:05 AM +0200, Fons van der Beek
(fons so-o nl) wrote: 

> when replying a mail on a mailing list, reply on top of the previous
> message, so when reading one can see newest posts first.........tis
> saves a lot of time.
> may this be worth something, or is this just logical thinking and
> net-etiquette

No, netiquette says just the opposite:

1) keep thins in their cronological order: older on top, newer on
2) DO NOT repost the whole message. TRIM as much as possible of it.
   Do not clog the servers and, above all, make all dialup users PAY
   AGAIN for screenfuls of bytes they had already downloaded.

   And even on a flat rate, what saves the most time is not having to
   look to a lot of text already read. Hence, do NOT send it again.

	Marco Fioretti

Marco Fioretti                 mfioretti, at the server mclink.it
Red Hat for low memory         http://www.rule-project.org/

Technology is legislation          -- C. Einfeldt on OO.o discuss list

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