John Clark wrote:
> If someone really thinks the world will be a better
> place if they quote 150 lines from a message everybody just read 5 minutes
> ago then they should have to type it all in manually. I'll bet it wouldn't
> take long before they found innovative ways to cut the preamble short and
> get to the point.
In no time at all you would see replies to messages of the form:
"I still don't agree.", "What? Explain." and similarly unhelpful and
completely context-free posts. I've seen it happen.
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