Subject: Re: [boost] Help please with Boost Discussion Policy
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-23 05:01:55
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Fletcher, John P
> Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:13 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Help please with Boost Discussion Policy
> It has been pointed out to me that I need to change my habits from top posting to be conformant to
> Boost Discussion Policy http://www.boost.org/community/policy.html
> I accept this fully and I am seeking some guidance how to achieve this. At my place of work our
> client is Microsoft Outlook 2010 and the normal practice is top posting.
> When I am at home I can access the same system via a web email client which does the same thing.
> The Boost policy document reffers to Quote-Fix (http://home.in.tum.de/~jain/software/oe-quotefix/
> which was last updated in 2006 and does not work with current versions of Outlook.
> There is also this:
> I am doing most of my Boost work from home and want to be able to communicate freely.
> Ideally what I want to do is to switch between the styles so that only my Boost and related work
> quoted style.
Oultook allows you to
"Change the message format for all messages sent to a specified recipient"
But works hard to make it difficult to find and configure (as only Microsoft can excel at)
so you can make all posts to boost_at_[hidden] use only plain text.
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