RE: [FEATURE] Allowing plugins to be stored in subdirectories of plugin directory
> -----Original Message-----I agree that the subject should be clear, concise and relevant. For
> From: Tony Mechelynck [mailto:antoine.mechelynck@...]
> Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 3:02 PM
> To: Keith W. Roberts; 'Nikolai Weibull'; 'vim-dev'
> Subject: Re: [FEATURE] Allowing plugins to be stored in
> subdirectories of plugin directory
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Keith W. Roberts" <keithr@...>
> To: "'Nikolai Weibull'"
> <mailing-lists.vim-development@...>; "'vim-dev'"
> Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 7:46 PM
> Subject: RE: [FEATURE] Allowing plugins to be stored in
> subdirectories of
> plugin directory
> > "First off, what's the general feeling of the [...]-type tagging of
> > messages on this list? Their use seems to have increased
> on many other
> > lists and I've sort of been following the trend as it
> serves an at least
> > non-superficial purpose. However, overuse is distracting,
> and perhaps
> > they should simply be left out most of the time. Any comments?"
> > I don't have any context to interpret "[...]-type tagging
> of messages",
> > let
> > alone its "purpose", and it seems to be referring to list usage and
> > traffic
> > in general.
> > -Keith
> OK, let's discuss it (the notion of tagging messages by
> adding one [WORD] at
> the start of the subject). IMHO, take it or leave it, what's
> important is
> that the subject of the message be (always) clear and (if
> possible) concise.
> Subjects like "Help me" or [No subject] are to be avoided at
> all costs. If
> adding one word at the start can make the rest much more
> clear and not
> unduly longer, so much the better. If the subject is already
> clear enough,
> then the tag may be left out. It comes down in the last analysis to a
> question of opinion, like asking oneself "Is my subject clear enough?"
> Best regards,
example, if I could make an Outlook Rule to toss any email *without* a
subject, I would. However, a [WORD] at the beginning can be useful for
"routing" or categorizing (either by Rule or eyeball). As you say, that's
mostly up to personal taste.