[Arm-netbook] mali gpu reverse engineering lkcl may ignore

ronwirring at Safe-mail.net ronwirring at Safe-mail.net
Fri May 26 17:16:13 BST 2017

-------- Original Message --------
From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
Apparently from: arm-netbook-bounces at lists.phcomp.co.uk
To: Eco-Conscious Computing <arm-netbook at lists.phcomp.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Arm-netbook] mali gpu reverse engineering lkcl may ignore
Date: Thu, 25 May 2017 21:48:05 +0100

> folks, it's very interesting to note this discussion as being very (visually)
> difficult to read, because normally i reply to pretty much every discussion
> and i take particular care to do inline posting and to cut unnecessary
> context (as is being done here)... but also, from experience,
> it would seem that i do quite a bit more than that.
> what i *also* tend to do is to tidy up the sentences adding line-breaks
> as well as carriage-returns that separate out the paragraphs.  this

I will shorten lines.

> helps the people who reply to be able to not only identify the different
> people in the conversation but also it helps their mailers to add in
> the correct level of additional indentation - the ">"s before each
> line.
> now, if you *don't* do that, then you end up with an absolute mess:
> one single ">" per paragraph... but you can't identify it visually
> because there's *no paragraph breaks*.
> ron, it is *almost impossible* to identify what you've written, thus making
> it much harder to understand what you want to say, and thus leading
> directly to the confusion and lack of clarity that you're experiencing.
> if you would like your ideas to be easier to understand perhaps you
> might consider switching to "plain text only" mode in your email client

I always write in plain text. If I do not, it is a mistake.

> and to re-read any online netiquette rules for email lists once again, paying
> particular attention to layout and the use of whitespace in replies.
> l.
> On Thu, May 25, 2017 at 9:38 PM,  <ronwirring at safe-mail.net> wrote:
> > -------- Original Message --------
> >> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 03:07:45PM -0400, ronwirring at Safe-mail.net wrote:
> >> > If you reinterpret what I write then tell on what grounds. I think lkcl's reasons for not reverse engineering a mali are right.
> >> It is difficult to follow your argumentation. You write that you agree
> >> and disagree in the next sentence.
> > No, I do not.
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