[Adium-devl] [ANN] libpurple-mini

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 17:38:30 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 12:05 AM, Ka-Hing Cheung <khc at hxbc.us> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-09-14 at 13:53 -0700, Peter Hosey wrote:
>> On Sep 14, 2008, at 13:49:34, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
>> > Could you please not tag your subject line with [ANN] every time?
>> He's not doing it every time, he's doing it on each announcement. (See
>> his "personal message != status message" thread, for example. That
>> wasn't an announcement, so it had no [ANN] tag.)
>> The idea is that anyone who only wants to read discussion, and not
>> announcements, can ignore or delete any message with an [ANN] tag.
>> It's being polite.
> Hmm, I've always thought of it as AtteNtioN :-) Even if that's not what
> it stands for, that's certainly what it attreived on me. While some of
> the emails may be interesting, it's just annoying that those ALL CAPS
> stand out so much.

It's common to have such messages, like [PATCH], [RFC], and
[ANNOUNCEMENT]. I thought ANNOUNCEMENT was too big and [ANN] is also

Felipe Contreras

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