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


From: Doctor Smith
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 April 2009 NYLUG: Jon Stanley on Rolling Your Own Linux With Fedora
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:10:04 -0400
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On Thu, 16 Apr 2009 16:07:49 +0200, Hadron wrote:

> 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.

Yep..
It went right over his head.


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