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Re: Automatic Re-ing with numbers

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Aug 12, 2003 at 09:15 UTC ( #283120=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Automatic Re-ing with numbers
in thread Automatic Re-ing with numbers

Please don't encourage PM to start the trend of fully quoting everything including the quoted quotes and the quotes those quotes quoted (ad nauseum) from previous posts per Usenet/mailing lists.

Did I say people should fully quote the entire article? I doubt that, because I hate that myself. But I do appreciate relevant quotes, with replies interleaved. This sometimes means that an article is quoted in full, specially if the article is short, but usually it doesn't.

You open a new msg, wade through 100 lines of quotes only to find a one liner of "Me too" or "I disagree" or worse, a funny quip. Gah!

Such posts are usually annoying anyway, even if they don't quote.

Abigail


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