Editing quoted posts

Judy Wong judygardnr@att.net
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:00:19 PDT

As I was an offender in clicking< "reply"and "send" without deleting unnecessary material in particular quoted earlier posts>, my apologies. I'll try not to do it again.
 It was my first post. 

Sent from my iPhone
When I rest, I rust. Judy

> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:59:50 -0700
> From: Rodger Whitlock <totototo@telus.net>
> To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: [pbs] Editing quoted posts
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> People! For heaven's sake, it's now 2017 and the internet has been as 
> common as sliced white bread for over twenty years, yet careless (or 
> uncaring or inattentive) subscribers to this mailing list ***still*** 
> just click "reply" then "send" without deleting unnecessary material, in 
> particular quoted earlier posts.
> Guess what the silent reaction is of other subscribers? It's "how 
> stupid! How dim! How unthoughtful! What a nuisance having to scroll 
> looking for the beginning of the next message!"
> Regrettably, this habit is fostered by email clients that don't handle 
> email digests (which is the format of the postings PBS sends out) at all 
> well. I'm using one myself, Thunderbird 38, and yes it takes a while to 
> prepare a reply posting. But if I can do it so can you! It's no more 
> difficult than editing aq any plain text document.

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