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Re: Watch your replies (was Kremen....)

  • From: Frank Coluccio
  • Date: Wed Sep 13 15:51:40 2006

Perhaps the list should be turned into a wiki; and no, while I'd like to, I'm not
at this time volunteering to admin ;)

Frank A. Coluccio
DTI Consulting Inc.
212-587-8150 Office
347-526-6788 Mobile

On Wed Sep 13 15:43 , Michael.Dillon@btradianz.com sent:

>
>> It's insulting
>> when you trim the message to a shorter statement that you are
>> responding to.  The other 18 lines may not have been important to this
>> particular response but they were not content free.
>
>If your content was in any way, interesting, then people
>will have read it in the message that you posted. I see
>no need to repeat a bunch of irrelevant text when I am
>only replying to one point in your email.
>
>Personally, I wish more people would trim away all the
>irrelevant junk when replying.
>
>On the other hand, in the corporate world I find that
>the habit of top posting is very useful to me. I often
>see things that were never intended to be sent to me
>and I often discover that the previous replies in a thread
>betray the fact that the writer did not read or did not
>understand the original message. 
>
>But on a mailing list, trimmed replies are superior.
>
>--Michael Dillon
>
>P.S. are the standards of this list so unclear that
>Darcy and I have to discuss this? Who is right?
>
>






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