Allegedly, on or about 25 March 2018, chicago sent:
Don't quote the entire email.
For sure, and only what's necessary for your reply to make sense all by
In fact, don't quote anything at all when you reply.
I wouldn't do that, as a first choice. Sure, if you have a mail client
that's a bastard to selectively quote, or won't let you edit the reply,
it will probably be preferable than posting a large message with a tiny
But, generally speaking, make your reply understandable as a stand-
The other option when quoting is technically hard to do, is to
paraphrase the questions you're responding to in your reply. As you
would have done in traditional mail.
[tim@localhost ~]$ uname -rsvp
Linux 4.15.10-200.fc26.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Mar 15 17:14:41 UTC 2018 x86_64
Boilerplate: All mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted.
There is no point trying to privately email me, I only get to see
the messages posted to the mailing list.
Windows (TM) [Typhoid Mary]. They refuse to believe that there's anything
wrong with it, but everyone else knows Windows is a disease that spreads.