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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] Dear list members, Several recent messages to the list have included large portions of previous postings. Normally, this is because the poster has just hit the reply button, causing the full text of the message being replied to be quoted below the new text. It may also be because a large excerpt is quoted when replied to. Please try not to do either of these. List members who subscribe to messages in 'digest form', receiving one large email with all of one day's postings, will find it very hard to sort old from new content when old messages are recycled in this way. Besides which, it is wholly unnecessary: all list members have anyway received the previous message, and can anyway refer to the list archive. As the list posting guidelines, www.casi.org.uk/lists.html, state: "When replying to specific points in someone else's email, it is common to quote a few lines of their original email to provide context to your comments. This can be useful practice, but please do not quote excessive quantities of text in this manner. People can always refer to the original message on the list archive." Thank you! Per Klevnäs CASI Lists Manager. _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk