> Not "impose", but you are as well placed as anyone to do two things
> First,contact the people who are responsible for this delightful
> software we are using (?Linda Littleton and Bill Verity of Penn
> State Centre for Academic Computing) and ask whether in the next
> release it would be possible to include an extra more user friendly
> message identification tag at the top of the message (along the
> lines of the one I suggest, which is immediately recognizable by
> readers of the paper literature).
What software are you referring to above? We are probably all using
> Second,contact an editor of a paper journal and find when they are
> holding their next Editors' Convention. Get yourself invited to
> address them on agreeing on a suitable format for citing the
> electronic media.
I'll look into this but I don't have travel money that I can use
solely for this purpose. Fortunately these meetings often coincide
with major scientific gatherings.
kristoff at net.bio.net