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From: (William Addams Reitwiesner)
Subject: Re: End of Tomlinson discussion [OT reply]
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 08:23:02 GMT
References: <Og32tmexAHA.352@cpmsnbbsa07>, <20010416012621.11416.00000859@ng-ch1.aol.com>


(Reedpcgen) wrote:

<chomp>

>Also, for the sake of many readers and myself, I find it much more logical to
>snip longer posts (as long as it is indicated in the reply) when one is
>responding specifically to one point of the post. It is hard on readers to
>have tons of material quoted and requoted at length in posts.

In fact, Paul, the practice of trimming the quoted section down to just the
part you're responding to (as I have just done) is basic Netiquette.
Reposting allllllllll of someone else's post just to add a one line
response is rude.



William Addams Reitwiesner



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