[EpiData-list] Hint: About informative titles for postings on the list.

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Wed May 20 01:54:54 CDT 2009


Messages to this list are sent out in one of two ways:

a. Each time a new message is created it is received one-by one
b. A digest form, where only a mail is sent when a certain amount of
information is on the list. Could be one two or several mails

When replying please make sure that you change the title/subject
accordingly, such that it is clear what the contents is about.

If you receive the digest form make sure to copy the title from the
individual mail and add a "re" in from . E.g.: re:

Compare these two titles from recent days:
Re: [EpiData-list] Consistency in number of digits
Re: [EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 67, Issue 6

The first gives much better indication of content than the second one.

regards
Jens Lauritsen
EpiData Association




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