From: Christopher Fynn (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 08 2009 - 04:52:59 CST
Karl Pentzlin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 8. Januar 2009 um 00:00 schrieb Rick McGowan:
> RM> Receiving an e-mail that says merely "+1" -- i.e., exactly one bit of
> RM> information -- followed by the /complete /note that was just sent by
> RM> someone else is annoying. It's like, 1000/1 noise to signal.
> In a discussion driven by opinions (besides facts), as the emoji
> discussion is, "+1" carries more than one bit of information
> as it is to perceived in conjunction with the name of the sender.
Has this discussion now become some kind of point scoring competition?
> Scanning through a large bunch of lenghty mails while being time
> constrained, a "+1" is perceived faster than any text like "I agree to
> this" (at least by me).
Then why not put them in the Subject: line? - Then we wouldn't even have to open the messages.
> Like an emoticon.
perhaps +1 & +2 could be automatically replaced by animated gifs...
> - Karl Pentzlin
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