[Lazarus] lazarus archive

Paul Breneman list2010 at BrenemanLabs.com
Wed Sep 5 15:47:47 CEST 2012

Bernd wrote:
> 2012/9/5 Michael Schnell <mschnell at lumino.de>:
>> IMHO just quoting some words where appropriate is the only polite way to
>> answer to a forum message
> Exactly.
> The main difference between a private email conversation between two
> people and a thread on a forum or a mailing list is in the 1:1
> conversation both parties know the context of their entire discussion
> already and rarely would need any quotes at all if the sequence of
> messages is linear and near realtime and also in an 1:1 conversation

Thank you Bernd very much for the great explanation!  I now understand 
why forum protocol is different than what works between private parties.

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