Re: Combining interleaved and top posting is considered harmful.

From: Jim Phillips (
Date: Thu Aug 28 2014 - 11:29:10 CDT

Also, as quoted replies accumulate the message size tends to push over the
40K limit, requiring manual approval. Trimming down the quotes when you
reply will therefore result in your message being distributed sooner.


On Thu, 28 Aug 2014, Nicholas M Glykos wrote:

> Dear All,
> I understand the perceived need to keep copies of all messages of a thread
> in each and every message of each thread, but clearly for long threads
> this leads to (a) wasted bandwidth, (b) messages that are difficult to
> follow, and, (c) it defeats its purpose because it is nearly impossible to
> read the whole thread in one message, for example try reading the following
> Additionally, by including all messages in a thred since the epoch, you
> have successfully killed my daily digests : Due to the size of the
> messages (102 Kbytes ~2500 lines the last !), the mailer is forced to send
> a new digest for each new message.
> Thank you for your consideration,
> Nicholas
> --
> Nicholas M. Glykos, Department of Molecular Biology
> and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, University Campus,
> Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece, Tel/Fax (office) +302551030620,
> Ext.77620, Tel (lab) +302551030615,

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