[uf-discuss] [admin] mailing list policies reminder
ryan at technorati.com
Mon Oct 30 12:08:45 PST 2006
On Oct 26, 2006, at 1:57 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> In message <3DXXpJwALgOFFw4Q at pigsonthewing.org.uk>, Andy Mabbett
> <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> writes
> I set that the page <http://microformats.org/mailinglists-policies/>
> has recently been updated, and some of the suggestions posted here
> included, but not others.
You're right, I've been working to include the feedback.
> What's the reasoning behind excluding:
>> * Use standard quoting, with nested chevrons [as in this
>> If your service or client doesn't facilitate this, use "Quote
>> Right" <http://freestuff.grok.co.uk/quoteright/index.html>
>> (free, for Windows) which will format text with chevrons for
I haven't noticed it as a problem on our lists.
>> * Use line length of no more than 80 characters (72 is the
>> preferred maximum, to allow for the insertion of the aforesaid
>> chevrons by people quoting you)
Again, I haven't noticed it as a problem.
>> * Before asking for help wit your markup, please make sure that
>> your HTML and CS validate at [W3C URLs]
I did include it, but not verbatim, see [http://microformats.org/
If you’re asking for help with a problem, then remember this: A
description of your problem is good. A URL to a page showing your
problem is much, much better. A URL to a page that has valid HTML is
> and why were these ignored:
Mostly because Tantek and I haven't had a chance to talk about it
and decide what we want to do. Like I said, updating the policies is
a work in progress. We're open to input, but can't react immediately,
nor will we accept every suggestion.
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