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Re: Fwd: the list is back up, but


I belong to a list that automatically deletes prior messages.  If  you want to
know what was said before you have to go back to the archives.  Most have
learned to cut and paste the relevent parts to a new message.  Can be
frustrating though.

DF

Linda wrote:

> Some lists do ask that you delete any text that isn't necessary to make your
> reply intelligible.  But the reason is because all the repeated messages
> make it really difficult for those who get the list in digest mode.  Too
> many messages strung together can also slow down the time it takes to send
> and receive.  I can't imagine that the length of messages could have caused
> a problem with as few messages as they've been getting.   When Sue mentioned
> a glitch in the way Home Ease had set the list up, that sounded more
> probable.  I can't see what else could be causing messages to continually
> clog the system.  The software may be good, but it has to be set up and
> installed properly.  If Sue is going to be off for a week, I suppose that
> means the list will crash again until she gets back to release it.
>
> Linda in Wyoming
> >
> > I am not a computer expert, but .....
> >
> > To me it sounded like a really lame excuse by LSoft as to why they have
> been
> > unable to properly provide services that they should have no difficulty
> > providing.  On no other lists are you told to limit or not to quote prior
> > text in a reply.
> >
> > Eva
> > Long Island, NY
> > Zone 6/7
> >
> > "Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade."
> > Rudyard Kipling
> >
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