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org-mailing-list.org: Discourage Top-posting and html emails

Ian Martins 2 months ago
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@@ -29,12 +29,6 @@ The list is less formal and more diverse than a site like
 to the list aren't moderated and there is no formal mechanism to rate
 questions, answers, or reputations.
 
-List etiquette encourages posters to be precise, concise, and
-friendly.  Lengthy excerpts of quoted material are probably redundant
-and they clog certain distribution channels.  Posters should include
-enough quoted material to establish the context for their comments and
-cut away the rest.
-
 Consider joining [[file:org-irc.org][Org IRC]] for real time help, simple questions, and to
 chat with other Org users.
 
@@ -72,6 +66,16 @@ list by sending an email to: [[mailto:emacs-orgmode@gnu.org][emacs-orgmode@gnu.o
 
 You may also reply to messages you are receiving from the list.
 
+** List Etiquette
+
+Posters are encouraged to be precise, concise, and friendly.
+[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Top-posting][Top-posting]] is discouraged.  Lengthy excerpts of quoted material are
+probably redundant and they clog certain distribution channels.
+Posters should include enough quoted material to establish the context
+for their comments and cut away the rest.
+
+Use of [[https://useplaintext.email/][plain text email]] is strongly preferred.
+
 ** Feature Requests
 
 Please label feature requests in the subject, perhaps with "[FR] Please add X".