New to Python: Features
richardblackwood at cloudthunder.com
Tue Oct 5 06:54:57 CEST 2004
> As another point of protocol, when you reply to a long
> post do not quote the entire post only to add a few lines
> at the end. It maybe the easiest way for you to reply
> but it's annoying to those who have to read it. Why?
> Suppose you actually did reply to Josiah's question in
> #28. We as readers need to be careful in our scan of
> the reply to see if any of your response is hidden somewhere
> in the depths. We don't know that you only added one
> line to the end of the email.
> As a consideration to others you can do something like I
> did above, to indicate that many lines were deleted, or
> use some other way to trim the amount of quoted text.
> dalke at dalkescientific.com
I expect you mean like the above snip work of mine. I am not new to
usenet but I had the perhaps lazy occurance of forgetting to snip the
other post. Thanks for the tip anyhow.
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