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From: email@example.com (Gibbo)
Date: 17 Dec 2002 04:21:41 GMT
Organization: AOL, http://www.aol.co.uk
Subject: Re: NG etiquette
David Lesher firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>briansalt@NScix.co.uk (B. W. Salt.) writes:
>>Why should one have to trawl through all that repeat message(s) just to
>>get to the reply?
>>Remove NS from address before replying.
>>In article <email@example.com>,
>>firstname.lastname@example.org (Gibbo) wrote:
>1) If the message is quoted CORRECTLY, i.e. that that's necessary and
>sufficient, there ARE NO "repeat" messages" to trawl through. There
>is a summary.
>1A) If the poster did not bother, you should not bother reading his
>2) If you use a newsreader to read news (not a browser or virus petri dish
>like look!Out) TAB will skip the quoted text......
Well you attributed it to me even though I didn't write it but I couldn't agree
with the sentiment more if I tried"
Sort your a postings orders out. Sort your quotes out. Read the newsgroup's
etiquette. Read the google rules. Read the posting rules. They're not even
difficult to understand.
It's not a case of being pedantic or awkward. Or follwowing rules and
regulations. Fact is we're human and European. We read from top left to bottom
right. Anything else is just wrong.
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