Re: length of posts to list

Subject: Re: length of posts to list
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com>
To: "RUBOTTOM, AL" <ARUBOTTOM -at- sensormatic -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2000 12:04:42 -0800

I get bounced for length all the time. I just accept it as an annoying, but
necessary part of being on the list.


At 03:57 PM 2/1/00 , RUBOTTOM, AL wrote:
>FWIW, I believe that if you exceed including 30 lines of the original post
>in yr reply [when answering/referencing a prior post], you risk having yr
>msg bounced for being too long! [at least that's what happened to me,,, got
>a msg from the listserv disallowing a post for being 30+ lines long]
>This is reason enough to judiciously snip each reply, i.e. edit any msg text
>you include, else you unthinkingly (try to) post too long a response!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Peter Lucas [SMTP:peterlucas -at- mediaone -dot- net]
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 1:52 PM
>> Subject: Re: FrameMaker 2000?
>> p.s. I know how everyone complains about including original text in
>> replies because it eats up bandwidth and causes the digest to grow like mold
>> cheese, but I can't help but chortle every time I see an e-mail on the
>> list with its (I counted 'em) 14 lines of added text per message at the end.
>> Just a little food for thought...

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Marilynne Smith
Sr. Technical Writer
marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
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