Please Don't Quote Entire Emails!
From: Michael Mariner (mykanofone.net)
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 1998 22:40:13 -0500
In the otherwise high quality discussion about Matt's "I'm frustrated" 
topic, there is a lot of unnecessary clutter because people are appending 
a copy of the *entire* original email at the end of their own.

This usually happens because your email software is set to copy the 
entire email you're replying to.

I suggest you either 

- change your email settings to *not* copy everything when you reply, or

- let it do it but delete all but the paragraphs you're replying to - and 
put your response to each paragraph after their paragraph, or

- most email software will let you highlight just a chunk of the original 
*before* you click reply which copies only the selection into your reply 
document.

No huge tirade here - just a little nettiquette (sp?)

Mike
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