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Re: [O] Trimming quotes

From: Ben Finney
Subject: Re: [O] Trimming quotes
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:30:54 +1100
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address@hidden (Thomas S. Dye) writes:

> Can you point me to trimming guidelines for digest readers?

In brief: Don't respond at all to a digest message.

Instead, respond to the actual message you want to respond to; that way,
your response will include correct fields in the header to preserve the
thread of discussion.

So, treat the digest message as a one-way channel. If you think you
might ever respond, turn off digest mode and respond to individual

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