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

From: Frank Coluccio (no email)
Date: Wed Sep 13 2006 - 15:47:31 EDT

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    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 , 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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