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

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

rtyndall@juno.com
Sun, 6 Sep 1998 23:00:47 EDT

On Sun, 06 Sep 1998 21:11:46 -0500 Ray Shank <res@mail.org> writes:
>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.
Clip-Clip

Rich Responds:
Ray, I know just what you mean.. I'm having a great deal of difficulty
following that Bones topic.. (Just kidding)..

One reason I sometimes don't follow convention is, all those dang
>>>>>> arrows pile up so deep, the text line has to be shortened
as to fit on the typical tube line.. (or on those using a larger font
size)..
I try to keep my lines short even tho I'm using a very fine NEC XP17
that can display mucho characters per line..

Sorry for the inconvenience, I'll try to do better relies from now own..
I'm also sorry if I come across sounding like I want to show off how
smart I am.. Maybe I'm trying to 'compensate' for being a Jr. HS
drop-out. If I was really smart, I would still be a computer engineer
making the big bucks.. But hey, working on antennas is more fun..

Best Regards , Rich <>

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