Quoting in messages

Jussi Schultink jussi01 at ubuntu.com
Sat Apr 12 15:17:46 BST 2008


On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Michael Leone <turgon at mike-leone.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Patrick Davies wrote:
>  > On Saturday 12 April 2008 12:56:37 Valter Mura wrote:
>  >> Is it possible for all the good kubuntu Mates here to correctly quote the
>  >> messages in the replies? I'm getting replies of 10 Kb instead of 2 Kb, and
>  >> the space in my disk is very precious... :-)
>  >
>  > Yes, I feel the same. It's best to snip out everything apart from the part that
>  > you want to quote, rather than *everything*.
>  >
>  > Makes things a lot tidier.
>
>  True. But if you're really worried about the extra 8K that a message
>  takes up, you could always delete it, and just rely on the online
>  archive. Then you're wasting no space at all.
>
>  Or get an new HD, of course - I've seen 500G HDs for $89US. Can't beat
>  that price. If your HD space is so precious, this seems the obvious
>  answer, distinct and apart from any space that email might take up.
>
>  Of course, the best reason to do it is the email etiquette reason.
>
>  >
>  > Jonathan
>  >
>
>
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You May also wish to peruse this document:

http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists/etiquette

Jussi



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