archive: Re: SETI - Proper Quoting 101 (for us normal folks)

Re: SETI - Proper Quoting 101 (for us normal folks)

Ray Shank ( res@mail.org )
Sun, 06 Sep 1998 23:27:03 -0500

For those that have contacted me via direct email, none of you are those
whom i am talking about. Some might seem to be a little strong in you
query. I would, however, like others to take note how this message is
quoted, for those who might need or want to know.

See how easy it makes the thread read?

At 09:11 PM 9/6/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I know I'm pretty dumb. but one thing I know, is how to quote, or allow my
>email client to quote messages so as others can better follow along with
>the tread.

Even if you break the trread with you own comments, you can still make the
thread easy to follow.

>
>Some of you, that are currently trying to persuade us, need to learn the
>simple way the email system quotes so that it is easy for others to follow
>the thread. You guyz are so involved in making sure we know how smart you
>are that you are not following the normal quoting schemes that most of us
>understand.
>
>Please allow the email system to insert the ">" or the complete ">>" ,
>"<<" (aol) tags so that we know who said what. You may actually may need
>to add the quoting if you interrupt the normal quoting scheme.
>
>I understand you guyz are smart, but let's allow the others, like me, to
>follow along with your incredibly detailed dissertations, base corrections
>and edifying remarks by correctly documenting the threads.
>
>Thank you
>
>
>Ray Shank - res@mail.org
>Argus Observatory EM26eh
>Construction Site
>
Ray Shank - res@mail.org
Argus Observatory EM26eh
Construction Site