Script Summary: Inserts the caret _after_ the quoted text when replying to emails using Gmail. Please view source for full credits.
The common knowledge is that Gmail doesn't play well with email replies:
- It makes users top-post by default, which is generally frowned upon;
- Signatures in quoted messages don't get removed as they are supposed to
This script addresses these two problems in both plain and rich-text editor by removing a signature from quoted message and setting caret after the quoted message.
This script is based on scripts by two previous authors (hence v3):
- 2008-10-23 Fixed a bug where script does not work in case when reply starts with "2008/10/23 John Smith <email@example.com>"
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?