Re: RARA-AVIS: Digesting the digest

William Denton (
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 22:25:20 -0500 (EST) On 31 March 1999, EJM Duggan wrote:

: Twice now in the last few days the digest has been quoted in full by
: someone replying to a post.

Good Lord, thanks for pointing that out. I skimmed over today and missed

As Eddie says, people, trim your replies as much as possible. We should
never see any quoted signatures, quoted copies of the list footer, or
anything like that. I will watch for this and warn people. It's bad
behaviour not to trim as much as you can.

Digest readers should be especially careful.


William Denton                       <URL:>
Toronto, Ontario, Canada             Note I'm now at
10:25PM  up 2 days,  9:39, 15 users, load averages: 1.55, 1.20, 1.12

# # To unsubscribe, say "unsubscribe rara-avis" to # The web pages for the list are at