|PLEASE DELETE UNNEEDED QUOTES||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 05:41:17 -0700 (PDT)|
With all the replies about "meal cleaners" the quotes are building up a lot of quoted quotes etc. PLEASE RENEW YOUR EFFORTS TO DELETE UNNEEDED QUOTES. They are a particular nuisance to digest subscribers (over half of Cohousing-L subscribers are in digest mode). Digest subscribers have to hunt thru the quotes in the digest to find the new material. To discourage messages bloated with quotes, posts to cohousing-L that are larger than 8K bytes are held for my review. This usually catches quoted digests - the worst case, but it also catches messages with numerous builtup quotes like my firend Rick's and David's that I reposted a few minutes ago after deleting all quotes. (I did not leave relevant quotes since that would take more study than I chose to do; presumably the person posting could do this with little study since they were familiar with the messages.) Note that when your message is held for my review because it has gotten over 8K with quotes (or any other reason), it is delayed til I can look it over. I usually do this in the morning so held messages are typically are not distributed til the morning following when they are sent to the list. And with busy summer here I might not get to it as promptly. So that is another reason besides making your message easier to read for digest subscribers to ... To avoid delays in your message being distributed... PLEASE RENEW YOUR EFFORTS TO DELETE UNNEEDED QUOTES. Fred, listserv manager, http://justcomm.org PS please do not feel personally criticized by this message. It is a systemic problem (software often makes it the default to quote everything) but individual effort can overcome it. -- Fred H. Olson Minneapolis,MN 55411 USA (near north Mpls) Email: fholson at cohousing.org 612-588-9532 My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org My org: Communications for Justice -- Free, superior listserv's w/o ads
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