[CentOS] OT: Top Posting

Fri May 16 19:48:34 UTC 2008
R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com>

On Fri, 16 May 2008, Les Mikesell wrote:

> I'm not sure I've ever seen the words 'easy' and 'pine' used 
> in the same sentence before.  Pine has to have the most 
> counterintuitive interface known to man.

> I usually hold the shift key down while using the down-arrow 
> to move over the parts to remove which will select/highlight 
> it, hit delete at the end of the irrelevant part, arrow on 
> down past the relevant context to add my response below it, 
> repeating if there is more than one section continuing in 
> the conversation.

There's the problem, Les !! -- the pine (now, alpine) editor, 
pico, does not work that way.  Fortunately, [al]pine will 
honor an EDITOR environment variable for those preferring a 
different editor, so one can go nuts, and even, say, use 

- Russ herrold