Where's the optimiser gone? Or: who reviews the code you ship?

In my experience, all humans strive for self-improvement. However,
such endeavors can be difficult without good feedback. Thus, I present
to you, my friend Stefan, a version of your contribution to our
mailing list in which the author does not come across as a
condescending <explicative deleted>, and whose contents holds the
possibility of being taken in good faith and acted upon.