[Bell Historians] Restorations etc

David Bryant davidbryant at 3S2NPV5xZDyYKWMp14tm5T6HukkiK69wcSNkISG3mm9ikc0LZbt7rriIDXw74qDwXLtKeU1MjysFK8WAzUyMo3XW.yahoo.invalid
Thu Jun 25 09:06:48 BST 2009

"I believe this is a serious point. Bad netiquette devalues an email group. 
If info is hidden within streams of repeated messages then it gets lost. 
Fortunately yesterday was just an idle rally (well it is Wimbledon week) 
between the 2 hemispheres, but if this list starts behaving like nabbers 
then it would lose readers (and their moderator has the same attitude of 
'tough' which is a shame). I hardly read nabbers now because it is too much 
hard work. I am sure others feel the same."

I am fully in agreement with Mike and Dickon over this issue, so can 
everyone please try to do as requested, i.e. only quote relevant text in 
your response, and do no just click reply, type at the top then click send.

If people repeatedly just click reply and type, a thread can become pretty 
much unreadable to those who receive the daily digest - I know I am on some 
groups where this is frequently the case, and sometimes it's so convoluted 
that I really can't be bothered to try to read it, and just delete it.

This list has always had a good standard of 'netiquette', and it is my 
intention that this will continue. Your co-operation would therefore be 




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