[LMB] OT: Email Etiquette

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 19:12:24 GMT 2016


On Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:30:45 -0700, Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

>On 12/06/2016 09:46 AM, Matthew George wrote:
>> My message directly follows Kathleen's in my program, so I didn't consider
>> quotation to be necessary.
>
>Even in email programs that do threads, people often don't read that
>way. I alternate between threaded and by date in my own reading. It's
>considered proper email use if you quote the piece you're responding to.
>
>Of course there are people who simply include the entire email
>conversation and reply at the top. That's just wrong, wrong, wrong, and
>entirely wrong. Blame Microsoft.

I'm with you on this one, but I am aware that I'm pissing in the wind.
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