not to send
Form and Tone
This technique is especially useful when
responding to a single point in a message.
To improve clarity, you may insert a "<snip>"
or <delitia> note where you have cut material from the original author's
A short description of what you have cut out, such as
"<snipped description>" may be helpful to others (especially on
a mailing list) who did not see the original posting.
Avoid posting messages containing the entire text
of a preceding article.
reading a long message for the third or
fourth time, only to be followed by a one
line response: "Yeah, me too".
In Eudora, if you would like to reply only to specific text in an email message,
do the following:
1. In a received message, click and drag to highlight
the text you want to include in your reply.
2. Once the selected text
is highlighted, choose Reply from the Message menu or click the Reply icon . The
selected text now appears in your message reply.
3. Add your response.
4. To send, click Send.