Fedora - time to blink
pedrogfrancisco at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 13:02:06 UTC 2011
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 11:49 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-11-30 at 23:09 +0000, Pedro Francisco wrote:
>> Right thread though,
> May be (as few of us can remember the origins of this thread), but
> you've replied at the wrong point. By this time the conversation has
> changed, and your reply has nothing to do with the message that you've
> replied to. And that's what replies should be (one message in reply to
> another *particular* message). You need to go further back, and make
> your reply to the right place. It's the only way that it'll make any
> sense to anybody reading it.
I'm not following your point. I replied to the first message, the one
which started the thread.
I did make a mistake and top-posted, which damaged the context but if
you are reading the mailing list on Thunderbird or some other mail
client which supports threaded view, you'll see I replied to the right
You can argue that to those who read in Gmail and such the message
will appear at the bottom. That is a valid point but I can't do
anything about it besides bottom-posting to keep the context.
I saw a bad review, quickly scanned the thread to see if anyone else
had seen a pattern on what was working badly (networking related) and
decided to add my information, namely the peripheral possibly
responsible and a possible solution which I'm occasionaly working on.
There was no other solution for me to do what I did, except to avoid
the top-posting which indeed was an error on my part.
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