[thelist] turkey with all the trimmings

David Burband kru_tch at yahoo.ca
Fri Jan 3 15:17:01 CST 2003

On 1/3/2003 4:05 PM, Chris W. Parker wrote:


> i use outlook everyday and have no problem getting it to quote
> "correctly". but then again i've never used anything else so maybe i'm
> just used to the way it does it?

That explains things a bit. ;)

> here is what happens with me: when i reply to an email that comes from
> the list i am greeted with a few blank lines on top of the replied-to
> message. i then just delete those blank lines and start writing below
> snipping where i need to. is this what you're bothered by? how do other
> mail programs do it? do they start you out at the bottom of the email?

Yes a good e-mail application, will insert the cursor a carriage return *below*
the quoted text.

It's still up to the attributor to trim content to that which is revelant to the


David Burband

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