Top-posting shenanigans (was: Re: ASR33 $1000+ And Counting...)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Feb 25 16:13:23 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Tom Jennings wrote:

> [1] A REAL PET PEEVE is the ruinated paragraphs generated by CRAP
> software like M$'s MUAs. Hand-repairing mal-quoted para's is
> likely too hard to be practical. However all the other complaints
> about top-quoting-as-default-behaviour are crap, it just takes a
> little effort. I've used Outlook too, it can be done, but the
> paragraph thing really is terrible.

In Outlook, yes, it's a righteous pain. In PINE, as you might know,
CTRL-J fixes most messed up quoted paragraphs.

> Pine can't even do paragraphs; I *went to the effort* to map a
> keystroke to fmt, and I use it.

What do you mean? What version are you using? I'm using:

Version 4.33 (built Mon Sep 24 03:21:17 GMT 2001)

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