[Scribus] OT: Outlook and Mailing List interactions (Re: Announce:Scribus 1.3.4 Feature...)
Thu Nov 16 20:15:49 CET 2006
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> From: scribus-bounces at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> [mailto:scribus-bounces at nashi.altmuehlnet.de] On Behalf Of
> Gustavo Homem
> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 2:05 PM
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Subject: [Scribus] OT: Outlook and Mailing List interactions
> (Re: Announce:Scribus 1.3.4 Feature...)
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 12:51:33PM -0500, Nicholas Vettese wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: scribus-bounces at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> > [mailto:scribus-bounces at nashi.altmuehlnet.de] On Behalf Of MaHan
> > Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:46 PM
> > To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> > Subject: Re: [Scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.3.4
> > FeatureFreezeand18.104.22.168String Freeze
> > --- Nicholas Vettese <nvettese at pdistributors.com>
> > wrote:
> > > I am just replying, but using Outlook 2003. If I am top
> posting, I
> > > am
> > > not sure how that is happening, and I am sorry. I hope
> that all my
> > > future replies are better suited for the group. :)
> > >
> > Nothing to feel sorry about, it isn't this bad -- I hope it didn't
> > sound that rude :) Just place your answer below the
> original text, and
> > not above it.
> > http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
> > cheers
> > Maciej
> > Ohhhh like this?
> The only thing wrong is that you're missing the quotation
> symbols (">") that enable distinguishing quoted text from new text.
> This is something Outlook doesn't do by default, so you have
> to configure to enable this.
> Even then it only works if the original message is pure text
> (as usually on this mailing list), otherwyse Outlook will
> miss the quotation symbols regardless of the configuration.
> (unless you set
> to 1)
> This is in fact an old bug.
> > See, I understand emails. I know that they can be taken the wrong
> > way, so I take the time to read them if they sound off.
> That is when
> > I saw
> So don't take the following in the wrong way either: :-)
> Microsoft has *some* good products (office), other OK
> products, and other awfull ones (IE, Outlook).
> And Outlook is the worst email client I know, and tends to
> create weird ways of emailing on the users.
> Other examples are the lack of "threaded messages", which
> suggests the user that creating a new message or replying to
> an old one and changing the subject mean the same.
> What about the emails being invisible in the message header?
> (only the name is seen).
> Not to mention that you have to setup an smtp server for each
> account, so everytime you offer a POP account to an Outlook
> user, he will demand and STMP server from you, no matter how
> much you explain....
> > your smiley :), and I was okay. This group is truly one of
> the best
> > groups ever. There are arguments, but we all seem to know
> how to work
> > together. And again, this group teaches me something brand new. :)
> Well, it is a pleasure to interact to this mailing list...
> especially comparing to previous technical interactions with
> Outlook users :-)
> Even on windows, there are alternatives, such as Thunderbird.
> I hope you take this advice on a positive manner... I know
> this problem quite well, unfortunately.
> Best regards
> > Thanks,
> > Nick
I am not the type ot become easily aroused, so there is no need to worry. I
got the little ">" enabled, and now I am trying to remember not to top post.
I would love to use Thunderbird here, at work, but unfortunately, I need to
Any advice I get, I try to learn from it, so teach away. :)
P.S. I hope I am getting better at this emailing thing.
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