From: John P. Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Tue 09 Jul 2002 - 13:06:37 IST
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 12:49:08PM +0100, Fergal Moran mentioned:
> They actually aren't arbitrarily imposed pedantic egomaniacal constraints. It is a particular style that most mailing list etiquette guides will encourage you to use - and for good reason. If someone was not reading the initial few posts in a thread, a good quoting style makes it easy for them to get the flavour of the thread from the response, rather than having to go back and find the initial messages.
Let he who is without sin cast the first stone, 80+ char-per-line boy.
People, it's worth taking a quick peek at the "Internet ettiquette" link
on www.linux.ie/community/mailinglists.php that's been there for at least
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