Re: Copying entire posts--please stop, hmmm?

Subject: Re: Copying entire posts--please stop, hmmm?
From: Fred Randall <frandall -at- SOMAT -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 09:49:49 -0500

>Eric Haddock wrote:

>"Check your email program and ask yourself--is it necessary to quote an
>_entire message_ including the full header, signatures, and TECHWR-L
>footer material?"


Amen!! That's why repliers should deleted unneeded text lines and use "snip"
to indicate deleted material; e.g.:

Bravo, Eric! I second the motion. I am on several lists (both fun and
--- < SNIP > ---
lead-in to your own comment.

or you could use [ SNIP ] , --- < SNIP > ---, << snip >> , < SNIP > , etc.


Fred Randall
Documentation Specialist
SoMat Corporation, Urbana IL (in the Heart of the "Silicon Prairie")


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