> This is really going to expose my ignorance as a Unix user, but how do
> you setup pine to do this:
> > Once upon a time, Thomas James Magill was heard to say:
> My excuse is that I'm an Information Studies student. Our "formal training"
> of anything to do with the internet amounts to: "Right, here it is, use it."
Sounds like you need TFM!
I can't speak for elm (I don't use it cos it's an archaic, badly
held-together mailer -- but that shouldn't influence you towards pine...
:-)) but you can't get pine to do anything other than:
On /day/, /date/, Person's Name wrote:
without changing it yourself while composing your reply.
It's included automatically though.
You don't have to do anything.