repeating portions of earlier messages

Wilson Gray wilson.gray at RCN.COM
Fri Jan 7 20:10:38 UTC 2005

Ron's suggestion seems to be a  reasonable compromise to me. For
reasons known only to the gremlins of e-mail, I don't always receive
the initial post and it's nice to be able to scroll down to see what
the original question was.

-Wilson Gray

On Jan 7, 2005, at 2:29 PM, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:

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> Yes. I don't quite see the problem with repeating the messages, as
> long as
> the new comments are at the TOP and I don't have to scroll to the
> bottom to find
> out what the new comment is.
> In a message dated 1/7/05 10:19:44 AM, barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM writes:
>> My only reservation is that I find it helpful when I'm jumping into a
>> thread with little background on what's been said over the previous
>> weeks--often with long intervals between postings.
>> Regards,
>> David

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