Plain text posts please
Ken Norris (dialup)
pixelbird at interisland.net
Mon Feb 25 14:17:00 EST 2002
on 2/25/02 2:31 AM, Heather Williams at heather at runrev.com wrote:
> You don't always need to quote every post in the thread you are replying to.
> This is becoming a pretty high traffic list, so to keep the length of the
> digest down, consider whether you really need to quote three pages of
> prettily coloured nested text showing all the posts back to the week before
> last in relation to the question.
This is how I do it, i.e., I use 'snip' lines between the parts I want to
respond to, and delete the rest.
However, I think one of the reasons people are leaving in the past posts to
the threads here is because its the only way to follow it, since there are
apparently no archives to refer to. I've had to come back and ask questions
that were answered just two days before in part of an RE that was deleted
when a thread's subject line was changed.
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE: ARCHIVE THIS LIST. If you were using it to learn,
like many of us, you'd see the value of that immediately.
> And finally, Play nice, children,
Always. I didn't mean to yell, I was just emphasizing.
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