[Users] [Bug 3288] New: Set default message view NOT threaded.
pg.nikolic1 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 18:15:23 CEST 2014
On Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:17:51 -0400
"B. S." <bs27975 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14-09-20 11:25 AM, pete nikolic wrote:
> >> _______________________________________________
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> > One day top posting WILL die
> Actually, no, it won't, it will be bottom posting that does.
> Not to get into a flamewar, but bottom posting is a relic from NNTP
> days, largely long gone - in favour of e-mail readers. This is, after
> all, an e-mail group, not a newsgroup. Things get used as people do -
> they don't get, nor care, what was and is the past, they just do what's
> most convenient to them and get on with their day. That may be
> inconsiderate and selfish, but it is what it is, and that doesn't seem
> to matter to them. Despite many efforts it hasn't taken and it should be
> obvious by now that it never will. More newcomers appear faster than any
> edumacation can overcome their natural inclinations, and they're not
> inclined to overcome natural inclinations. They're too busy ignoring
> convention and getting on with their day, in whatever way is fastest and
> most convenient to them. The world and use of E-MAIL is wider than I.T.
> Devices and apps have moved on. Newsreading has been grafted on to
> e-mail, not the other way around. E-mail clients are ubiquitous, while
> NNTP clients are not. For the user, it's all e-mail, and they're not
> going to track which type is which type from what input source. They're
> just not, and they don't.
> I'm sorry, I do feel your pain. But it is what it is. Whining about it
> merely consumes oxygen pointlessly. Deal. And stop wasting our oxygen in
> the process, please.
> > I have almost ZERO mail that is not threaded therefore default threaded is the
> > Correct option for me .
> > YMMV mine is fixed and stationary
> As is mine.
> What you seem to be missing is ... nothing changes for you. You lose
> nothing. This use case doesn't impact you.
> Since that is the case, why are you whining?
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Do i hear the whimper of MS in there ?
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