WHEN USING MAILBASE ... WHEN REPLYING ... Some mail programs do not permit a 'signature' as an option: you either have it or you don't. If your signature is not an option, try to cut it to two lines.

FINALLY ... Discussion lists can be fun and useful. Observing these few basic rules of 'e-mail etiquette' will make your discussions with colleagues refreshingly informal and productive. Why not take the plunge now?