Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Reposting - please refrain from quoting text in response to msg #60330
2009/3/1 Alan Cox <alan@...>:
> On Sun, 01 Mar 2009 15:59:17 -0000I agree with that provided that the quoted text is relevant.
> "David K. Smith" <david@...> wrote:
>> Just one question... if all prior material is deleted from a post, how
>> does one maintain context? I find quoted text to be useful;
Continuity of messages, BTW, is IIRC maintained in the headers that
one does not usually see.
> The request as I read it was not to stop quoting material, but to stopPrecisely (except that the example I gave earlier was even worse with
> sending messages that looked like
> Me too !
>> [500 lines of quoted material]
over 600 lines of mostly irrelevant text).
Best wishes to all,