There seems to be a pretty standard practise 'template' for replying to messages on other email clients which looks something like

-----Original Message-----
From: Foo Bar []
Sent: 02 February 2005 11:09
To: 'Geoffrey Cross'
Subject: Something

Your message

whereas chatter seems to limit itself to

In response to:

Can I put in a request in for the more standard format? Or a choice?