[ExI] format grumble, was:...

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 13:56:33 UTC 2020

How about using a different font or color from the post you are replying
to?  That stands out and cannot be mistaken for anything else.   bill w

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 10:06 PM Anton Sherwood via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On 2020-8-21 19:32, spike jones via extropy-chat wrote:
> > Is the above ambiguous?  My comments have no greater thans, the quoted
> > material has one greater than, and the stuff quoted by the previous
> poster
> > has two greater thans, and so on.  Elided comments have the three dots.
> > Using that system I can insert new commentary among quoted and
> twice-quoted
> > material.
> Yours is better than some, but I'll note that (like Keith!) you have a
> '>' only on the FIRST line of my paragraph.  I don't know if I've seen
> you doing this, but Keith sometimes inserts comments in the middle of a
> quoted line and fails to insert a new '>' when quotation resumes.
> When I elide matter, I put the ellipsis in brackets, "[...]", because
> sometimes the original had an ellipsis.  For example, I sometimes mark a
> change of subject with the Mark of (Herb) Caen.
> ...
> Like that, except that I forgot what new subject I was going to put here.
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