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Meaningful subjects (Was: ldap...)
I'll try to be pedantic as little as possible.
I'm at a total loss of spare time (and I guess
many of us are, otherwise we wouldn't have
subscribed to openldap-software ;). As a
consequence, I read about 10-20% of the traffic,
using the subject, and sometimes the sender,
to pick those messages I might be interested to.
What should I (and, I assume, 90% of the readers)
do when the subject of a message is "ldap..."?
My suggestion, based on personal experience,
is: first, write the message, THEN write the
subject. If you start from the subject, most
of the time the message will contain something
different and the subject will be ambiguous;
in he other cases, it'll be too generic, like the
one that originated my pedantic reply.
Let me anticipate the most trivial comment:
why did I write this if I'm out of spare time?
Let's call this an investment for the future.
Dr. Pierangelo Masarati mailto:email@example.com
LDAP Architect, SysNet s.n.c. http://www.sys-net.it
SysNet - via Dossi,8 27100 Pavia Tel: +390382573859 Fax: +390382476497