Subject Re: [IBO] Re: Files - downloading problems.
> You can avoid seeing many copies of the footer if you follow another good netiquette practice, of > removing the extraneous stuff from the bottom when you post a reply.

Personally I think good netiquette should be not to select 'Automatically Quote
Previous Message'. But since the threading seems to be another thing that has
gone wrong with yahoo's take over, I can see why people do. Still there is no
reason to include the long missives in every reply.

> We don't moderate the lists so we can't actually stop people who habitually post in html. IMO, those > who use HTML sigs should be shot at dawn. About all we have is peer pressure. Instead of blaming the > system, fix your own house and rass anyone who shows lack of consideration for others' bandwidth > loads.

I have everthing switch to text only ( and a text only sig ) but I was still
getting html. It does look as if someone has been listening though - I have been
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It is a pity that the mentality is that the only way to make money is keep
changing things. I would love the DOS box back as well. But more important, I
would like a Windows operating system that I can decide what is installed - I
don't need MSN loaded along with all the other crap - when I have disabled all
internet components, my customers specifically do not want internet access.

Some of the time we can't "fix your own house" because we are not allowed to,
and the means to change things are hidden well away, so 'mear mortals' can't
mess them up.

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services