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Re: [Pan-users] Re: how to see quoted text

From: Rinaldi J. Montessi
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: how to see quoted text
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 21:44:59 -0400
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Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 07/16/2008 Zan Lynx wrote:
>> It's very useful.  Usenet has the standard of pre-quoting and
>> inter-quoting.  That means that the parts of the message that are
>> actually interesting are not generally on the first page, especially 
>> if
>> you have been reading from the top of a thread.
> I guess I must be spoiled then.  The group I infest has the habit of 
> trimming things out of posts that aren't relevant instead of mindlessly 
> quoting everyting.

Might depend on whether or not the discussion is of a technical nature.
 If solving a technical problem it is usually wise to leave all text to
preclude re-inventing the wheel halfway through the thread.

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