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   Periodic plea for a bit of throttling back

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  • Subject: Periodic plea for a bit of throttling back
  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 08:59:01 -0700
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I really make an effort to read xml-dev.  A few more mornings like this 
and I'm giving up.  A plea for

- pruning threads when they've gone on long enough particularly when 
they have nothing to do with XML or development
- more intelligent quoting.  Having deleted the obvious static based on 
title, it would be nice to give each message a glance and see if it's 
worth thinking about.  When a message pops up and the first 20 or 30 
lines are 3 levels of quoted discourse, I just hit the DEL key.  I don't 
think I've read anything from Obasanjo or De Hora in weeks just for this 



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