Re: [IxDA] Death of the Desktop

26 May 2010 - 9:01am
448 reads
Michel Vuijlsteke
2007

It is a "friendly" reminder for all those users that enabling "out of office" messages is spamming.

You did called my action stupid... and (as same as reading "out of office" auto'bot generated messages... I don't care)

> Of course. > > It's just not very productive to it in the way you did it. A personal > complaint to one person on a mailing list that gets sent to many thousands > of people is stupid. > > - The person that wanted to unsubscribe is unlikely to read your > "complaint" > - Other people can't do anything about what happened. > - You are in effect spamming everyone else on the mailing list. > > Michel > > On 26 May 2010 10:32, wrote: > >> I have the right to complain about ppl spamming my inbox. >> >> > No need to send this to the whole list. >> > >> > Pamela merely wanted to unsubscribe and sent the command to the wrong >> > e-mail >> > address. >> > >> > On a related note: I think I'm quite fluent in English, and I have >> been >> > doing design/programming/consulting/whatever since somewhere in the >> 1980s, >> > but I haven't got a clue what you're on about. >> > >> > I haven't replied because I'm still not sure whether you're trolling >> us >> or >> > just writing random sentences. :) >> > >> > Cheers, >> > >> > Michel >> > >> > On 25 May 2010 23:10, elvenmuse wrote: >> > >> >> unsubscribe from what? do you think this is twitter? >> >> >> >> >> >> > Unsubscribe >> >> > Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry >> >> > >> >> > -----Original Message----- >> >> > From: nixkuroi >> >> > Date: Sat, 22 May 2010 13:12:53 >> >> > To: >> >> > Subject: Re: [IxDA] Death of the Desktop >> >> > >> >> > (Ok,...I'll defend the comment about *slashes again despite having >> >> already >> >> > conceded that the original quip was ill stated) >> >> > >> >> > @fj >> >> > >> >>  >> >> >> Fairenoughbutbythatjustificationweshouldgetridofthecommaandtheperiodorallpunctuationforthatmattershouldntwe >> >> >> >> > >> >> > (that was me making a point) >> >> > >> >> > The fact that the end of a sentence, pause in a >> >> > sentence, interrogative tense or  delineation between words are >> >> >> >> > represented by other obliquely indicated dots, squiggles or spaces >> >> aren't >> >> > really needed  in order to read, doesn't mean that they're >> >> unnecessary >> >> >> >> > for >> >> > clarity. The rules of punctuation can be a frickin pain for most >> users >> >> as >> >> > well ( I'm talking to YOU semi-colon).  Are you implying that we >> >> >> >> > shouldn't >> >> > use punctuation because the characters have no visible relationship >> to >> >> the >> >> > meaning? >> >> > >> >> > But ok, I'll bite.  How would you make a URL (Universal Resource >> >> Locator) >> >> >> >> > more usable? Let's not start with the obvious removal of http:// or >> >> > https:// >> >> > because that's been done to death (and has already been dealt with >> by >> >> most >> >> > major browsers - despite the fact that it leads to less secure >> >> browsing >> >> by >> >> > default).  After that, how would you improve it so that both >> users, >> >> and >> >> >> >> > other computer programs could consistently and easily understand >> the >> >> > location, protocols, and/or data structure of a given chunk of >> >> information >> >> > on >> >> > the web?  If we're not encouraging or celebrating the standard, >> why >> >> > tolerate >> >> > it at all?  How can we make it better?  >> >> >> >> > >> >> > (((Please lea >> >> > >> >> > (((Please leave all conten >> >> >> >> (((Please leave all content below this line))) >> >> ________________________________________________________________ >> >> Welcome to the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Discussion! >> >> Manage Account .......... >> http://www.ixda.org/user/20842/notifications >> >> Discussion Guidelines .......... http://www.ixda.org/help >> >> >> >> -- >> >> >> >> View original post: >> >> >> http://www.ixda.org/mailcomment/redirect/%3C20842.25396.77394.1274796346.502684b91d326ed9bf8f594ec0db0438%40ixda.org%3E >> >> >> >> >> >> >> > >> > >> >> >> >> > >

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