Re: [RML] Quoting

Roy Hunter (rainbows01 at sprynet.com)
Thu, 23 Jan 1997 16:30:10 -0700

What is it just a little too hard for you to keep up Andrew!!

Roy Hunter
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ANGFA of North America
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> From: Andrew Boyd <andrew at pcug.org.au>
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: [RML] Quoting
> Date: Wednesday, January 22, 1997 9:14 PM
>
> Howdy Chaps and Chapesses! I have yet another favour to ask of you!
>
> I am not referring to anyone in particular, and it is such a small thing
> that I hesitate to mention it - but I would appreciate it if you were to
> clearly delineate quoted material when replying to another postings.
There
> are several ways of doing this.
>
> >Some email programs insert a row of
> >greater-thans (or is it less-thans?)
> >along the side of the quoted message -
> >these can be added manually if you wish
> >as I have done here.
>
> (quote)
> or you can do what we do with the primative system at work, wrap the text
in
> (quote) then (unquote) like this.
> (unquote)
>
> "Or even just plain old quotation marks would be better than nothing..."
>
> It must be hard for some new subscribers to make much sense of *some* of
the
> messages on the list, without having a photographic memory for previous
> postings to aid them in recognising where the quoted material ends and
the
> new message begins.
>
> Your cooperation would be appreciated.
>
> Regards, Andrew Boyd
> (co-owner, RML)
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