Acceptable format for posts to this list

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Jul 6 23:51:09 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-07-06 at 11:24 +0100, Liam Proven wrote: 
> On 5 July 2011 15:11, ANDY <sirald66 at> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
> >>
> >> (In any case, I have altered TB to send future posts to this list in text
> >> format only,
> >
> > Would be nice if web clients like Gmail were 'list aware', so I could tell
> > it what is preferred.  For example, Gmail defaults to top-posting quoted
> > messages where bottom-posting quoted is preferred here.
> Er, no, it doesn't. I'm typing in Gmail right now. Quoted text is just
> quoted in the absolutely standard way, with each line prefixed with ">
> ". OK, sure, it leaves the cursor above the quote, but it is
> absolutely utterly trivial to just cursor down to the bottom.
> Or use the mouse if you're a weenie. ;¬)
> > Also, if I set
> > Plain Text in Gmail, its a sticky toggle I have to set back to Rich Text for
> > off-list email; a deterrent to messing with it.
> Email *should* be plain text, everywhere, at all times.

Amen to that. The Internet is not a truck! :) Ric

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..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
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