[SpamCop-List] Re: automation
steve at prolynx.com
Sat Jun 11 21:22:41 EDT 2005
John Richards is right. He's a voice of sanity in an uptight world run
by people like you.
I'm sure he can deal with worse and yet have far more grace about it
"Cat" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:d8g37i$1bq$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> John Richards wrote:
> > Cat wrote:
> >> You have to understand that
> >> when you insist on top posting while everyone else is posting in
> >> order with comments added below each quoted point and
> >> parts snipped out
> > That's quite an assumption.
> Assumption of what?
> > Unfortunately "everyone else", even in this
> > newsgroup does not snip out all unnnecesssary parts.
> I actually have at least one long time regular in my killfile for
> repeatedly quoting things several posts deep just to reply to a very
> small part of a reply. Most of the people in my killfile are there
> either top posting or never snipping. Most people in this newsgroup
> and post within reason and politely.
> > Even the post
> > of yours that I'm replying to had so much quoted text that I had
> > scroll down to see all of the reply. I hate scrolling through
> > text.
> Gee, eight lines of text in a paragraph and notes for a couple of
> helpful links under that. There was nothing messy in the quoted part
> that I included, and I don't think a reply of that length is
> bother complaining about. If I had only added one line of text or
> than a line, that would have been something to complain about.
> > I already was familiar with the comment you were responding to, so
> > it wasn't necessary for me to read the quoted text. Unless you
> > suffer from really poor recollection you shouldn't need to reread
> > you've read moments before in a prior post.
> Since I was responding to his complaining as a whole, I couldn't
> which parts I wanted to snip and which to leave. I suppose I could
> added a <snip bratty rudeness> bit and left maybe a line, but I feel
> that you're just looking for an excuse to nitpick and encourage him
> continue being obnoxious.
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