[openstack-dev] Use of capslock on the mailing lists

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Wed Oct 24 17:02:15 UTC 2018

Hello Gentle Reader:

I'm writing to share my thoughts on how I feel when I open my inbox on 
my account subscribed to OpenStack mailing lists.

I've been subscribed to various lists for some time and have 
accommodated my consumption style to suit the broadcast nature of the 
specific lists; use of filters etcetera.

I have noticed a new habit on some of the mailing lists and I find the 
effect of it to feel rather aggressive to me.

I am used to copious amounts of emails and it is my responsibility as 
consumer to filter out and reply to the ones that affect me.

I'm not comfortable with the recent trend of using capslock. I'm feeling 
yelled at by my inbox. This is having the effect of me giving as little 
attention as possible to anyone using capslock.

I wanted to give capslock affectionados that feedback. If you are using 
it to agressively distance yourself from me as a consumer, it is highly 

Thank you for reading,

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