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RE: Edit all replies please

I have to partially disagree with you.  There is so much traffic on this
list, it is often hard to follow a thread.  I read replies that often do not
make sense to me.  I also get replies prior to original posts.  Copying the
original response helps.  On the other hand, I do agree that you should not
just flat out copy a whole original post including headers.  But an
occasional response with original message is sometimes helpful.  Just my two
Mike in KC.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-apisto@admin.listbox.com
[mailto:owner-apisto@admin.listbox.com]On Behalf Of Frank O'Carroll
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 7:57 PM
To: apisto@listbox.com
Subject: Edit all replies please

Reminder: This is meant to be an informative list and we hold you, our
participants, to higher standards of submission than the internet as a
Please edit your submissions.


We are not writing graffitti on the bathroom walls here.  Keeping a complete
train-of-consciousness record of a thread and repeating it over and over
with every email is not good editing practice.

Could I remind everyone that hitting reply and quoting the entire message
is unacceptable for this list.

If you are taking the time to make a useful contribution to the list
then please take the time to cut down the length of the message. You
can even take the trouble to combine replies to several people in one
well thought out message. Once again, you can use your emails thread
abilities to follow the thread if you need to, or subscribe to the digest.

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