[kwlug-disc] trimming posts

Steve Izma sizma at golden.net
Sun Apr 20 11:37:54 EDT 2014


On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 03:08:07PM -0400, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Advanced(?) Git usage question
> ...
> Also: I am rejecting messages that are over 40k in size because people
> do not bother to trim their posts.

Good idea! Encouraging editing of posts is especially helpful for
those of us reading the digests, where untrimmed posts accumulate
to the point that you have to work hard to figure out where the
new ones start.

	-- Steve

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A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
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