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Re: What are the best practices when formating plain-text emails? 4 days ago

From James Pond to ~sircmpwn/public-inbox

Got it :)

Thank you for your time, and have a great weekend!

—
Warmly,

James Pond
Linux & Happiness Engineer

Re: What are the best practices when formating plain-text emails? 4 days ago

From James Pond to ~sircmpwn/public-inbox

Hi, Drew,

Thank you for replying so fast!

> Wrap to 72 characters, link stuff like this[0], quote things
>
> > like this
>

That is how I make comments on Hacker News, for example, and format text files
in general, so I guess this is generaly agreed upon.

> So long as it's readable and communiciative, use /whatever/ other *little*
> details that you think _emphasize_ or clarify your point.

What are the best practices when formating plain-text emails? 5 days ago

From James Pond to ~sircmpwn/public-inbox

Hi,

I was writing a big email to a friend, and reading the financial reports from
SourceHut, when it occurred to me that there does not seem to be a best
practices document for how to format emails in plain-text, so even the
financial reports are a little incosistent - Drew uses spaces to display titles
at times, and ## in others, for example.

So my question is, since there is a document for the proper mailing list
etiquette, is there one for formating of plain-text emails somewhere? If there
is not, could we come up with best practices, and then add them to
useplaintext.email?

I would send a patch, but I figured it is best to decide on what these best