Trimming posts

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Fri Oct 03 2003 - 12:45:57 CDT

When posting to the list, please trim prior discussion to the relevant
context only. And try to avoid top posting--responses should be
interspersed with the minimal relevant context they respond to (and
titles should reflect the new content).

For example, on text-to-speech:

|Nice to hear from you, Brad... [6 more lines]
|> Have you looked into the idea of text to voice... [4 more lines]

Not bad--but Alan's response would be much easier to understand BELOW
Brad's comment.

On completely unrelated (and unmentioned) BVA issues (interspersed
comments from Alan and David):

|>>|I have made a first cut... [72 more lines]

In other words, the large majority of the post has nothing to do with
its content.

Yours, David...

---[ to our friends at TLAs (spread the word) ]--------------------------
Echelon North Korea Nazi cracking spy smuggle Columbia fissionable Stego
White Water strategic Clinton Delta Force militia TEMPEST Libya Mossad
---[ Postmodern Enterprises <> ]--------------------------
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external 
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain    
Received on Fri Oct 31 23:17:01 2003

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri Oct 31 2003 - 23:17:06 CST