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Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 April 2009 NYLUG: Jon Stanley on Rolling You


From: Hadron
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 April 2009 NYLUG: Jon Stanley on Rolling Your Own Linux With Fedora
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 16:07:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> In gnu.misc.discuss Doctor Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> One last thing, when are you guys going to format these messages so that
>> they are easily readable by humans?
>
>> They look like they came out of some listsever ciraca 1975.
>
> I find them perfectly readable - they have an optimal line width of ~70
> characters, there's a single line gap between paragraphs, and they aren't
> right justified, hence giving the eye something to grip onto.  This has
> been standard Usenet formatting since there was Usenet.
>
> It could be you're using inappropriate software to read it with - you
> should configure your software to display posts in an easily readable
> fashion (whatever that means for you), and if you can't do this, start
> using some decent software with which you can.  What are you using, by
> the way?

I think he is referring to the blockquote stuff. Totally unnecessary.


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