Subject: Re: [boost] Help please with Boost Discussion Policy
From: PB (newbarker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-23 05:15:04
Has moving discussion to a online-forum rather than a mailing list ever
been considered? This would sort the top posting issue, make quoting
easier, make FAQs more visible (stickys), section the messages better (no
need to put library name in subject). It would also clean up my inbox from
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 10:01 AM, Paul A. Bristow
> > -----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 (
> > 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
> is in
> > 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.
> Paul A. Bristow,
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