The Real Bev wrote:
> Michael Fierro wrote:
>> Albert ranted on about:
>> > forgotten it. Almost nobody I know bottom post emails.
>> I bottom post emails. All the time. No matter who I am writing to.
> Likewise. Moreover, I remove the extranea. Newcomers always post at the
> top because they assume, frequently erroneously, that what they have to
> say is the most important. That being so, you'd think they'd snip all the
> previous message contents that they're completely ignoring, but NOOOOO!
What I do is remove the 'tail' and only quote a few relevant paragraphs at
the top. There is nothing wrong with that and in face I find it helpful, to
both sides. People often neglect to shorten threads. I can recall one-liner
E-mail correspondences that mushroomed into 50k messages!! Try searching
mail archives with one of these monsters...
Roy S. Schestowitz