Nasty Habits in Replying to Emails

Scott Robbins scottro at
Fri Apr 25 20:11:29 UTC 2014

> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 4:10 PM, Mickey <binarynut at> wrote:
> > Gentleman!!! when replying to a email LEAVE the contents of the orignal
> > poster intact so the next person that reads the email can read what the
> > poster had to say.

On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 08:39:00PM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> I suggest you read and take note of the Guidelines document at

This is another link I frequently give people who are unfamiliar with
typical tech list posting style.

It is worth mentioning though, that one should try to not be overly
aggressive when trimming, because, as the OP did state, sometimes,
important information can be missed. 

It's usually a judgement call, and over trimming can be as bad as not
trimming enough, but...

Scott Robbins
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