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From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 07:43:50 -0800
Message-id: <200801180743.50353.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 18 January 2008 07:27, Peter Yim wrote:
> On Jan 18, 2008 7:07 AM, John Black <JohnBlack@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What software does this nice html indented formating? I can't
> > maintain it.
> > ...
> [ppy]  whatever it is, would everyone kindly use plain text instead
> of HTML, please, in their posting.
> Repeating an earlier suggestion (ref.
> http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/2008-01/msg00195.html#nid
>04 )
> //
> It is recommended that you set your mail client to send & receive in
> plain text only, and to wrap the text with line length of 65
> characters. Also, please separate paragraphs with a blank line to
> ensure optimal granular accessibility (i.e. proper purple-numbering)
> to the archives.
> //    (01)

Yes. Please, please please, none of this freaky funky neon text.    (02)

I'd add that trimming quoted material is a necessary practice, 
especially for topics of more than a few messages. I'd suggest it be 
added to the posting guidelines Peter quoted above.    (03)

[ Now my rant: I think all mailing lists and all ISPs and all system 
administrators everywhere should ban and expunge Outlook and Outlook 
express. It is an abomination in so many ways, font hideousness being 
only one of them. ]    (04)

> Thanks & regards.  =ppy    (05)

Randall Schulz    (06)

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