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>    *  Subject: UseNet vs APD
>    *  From: George Booth <booth at hpmtlgb1_lvld.hp.com>
>    *  Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 16:02:20 -0700

> Shaji - ever so often an APD comes through with just hideous
> formatting, like some system was adding strange characters.  Any idea
> what's happening?  It makes reading the APD less than pleasureable.

This is most likely caused by someome using a word processor to compose
email, resulting in embedded formatting characters specific to the
software being used.  Unix editors usually send out plain ascii, and 
that always works well.  PCs are the worst offenders, in my experience.