Re: the discussion about excessive quoting.. I unarchived my old ILUG
mail file and found over 11000 emails going back to October 1998 (I
guess I must have been using Windows before then at work..)
Anyway, there was a long thread on the topic below - look at the date in
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [ILUG] Re: Cutting crap, and the mystery guest.
Resent-Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:31:52 GMT
Resent-From: ilug at linux.ie
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:31:28 +0000
From: Fergal Daly <fergal at clubi.ie>
Reply-To: ilug at linux.ie
To: ilug at linux.ie
References: <9811231550.AA27281 at sced.esoc.esa.de>
<36598EBC.6797B940 at bluetree.ie>
Kenn Humborg wrote:
> And how about trimming off the ILUG signature as well?
>> The number of posts with 3+ ILUG sigs is ridiculous.
>> I'd suggest running the list mail through a filter that would
> automatically remove these multiple sigs, but then some people
> would _never_ learn...
I think this is the third time this dicussion has been had since around
april. At this rate the amount of bandwidth wasted on dicussing the
problem will be more than is wasted by quoting. I propose that we say no
more on the subject and just knee-cap anyone who quotes too much,
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