Subjects, "Re" and "Fwd" (was Re: [Pine-info] Re: pine, and x509
mattack at apple.com
Fri Apr 7 17:20:39 PDT 2006
On Fri, 7 Apr 2006, Mark Crispin wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Apr 2006, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> could you please change that damned (fwd) which gets added on forwards
>> to the standardised "Fwd:" in front of the Subject
> Unfortunately, there is no such standard. "re:" is the only standard; and
> sadly that is widely violated in Europe (e.g., "AW:") thanks to programmers
> who didn't study Latin.
Though it could be argued that it's a de facto standard.
Which also fits into your Latin comment.
(Am I going to get a French touche response?)
Answer: Because it makes conversations flow in a nonsensical order.
Question: Why is top-posting wrong?
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