[ExI] Weird!? - He's not on Facebook
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 23:08:03 UTC 2017
You use Gmail, so it's automatically using the standard quoting method.
You're having to manual undo that and redo it your way. For what benefit?
*OK, that's the old way. I do not undo anything when I reply. Now when I
click on Reply, I get a blank page. I do not get anything like this:On
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 5:24 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
<foozler83 at gmail.com>> wrote:*
*I don't even know where to get the individual addresses. Do I have to
type all this in? I looked in Gmail settings and found nothing relating to
format of a reply.If others care, then I do care and want to do it the way
everyone else does (though Spike does it my way). *
On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 4:46 PM, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 5:24 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> What Dave said in his post, but just to point out: the very fact that you
>> see a need to type "dave sill" to clarify your quote means that you are
>> quoting wrong. adrian
>> Now tell me - what's wrong with that?
> It's manual, so you can get it wrong--like the Spike quote you attributed
> to me. The attribution is at the end of the quote, so one has to read the
> whole thing to see that it's a quote. It's not a quoting format used by
> anyone else here.
>> I need to attribute the quote to the person who wrote it, eh? And I do
>> not understand 'quoting wrong'.
> Like I said, it's not a question or right or wrong.
>> Punctuation? Maybe I am not doing it the Wiki way, but most of us having
>> been doing it this way as long as I have been in this group. Maybe I am
>> being dense here.
> Maybe you are. If you really think other people here are doing that,
> you're wrong. What you're doing sort of works, but it isn't ideal, which is
> why I tried to take the time to explain why and how to do it right. If you
> just don't care or prefer your way or whatever, then fine, continue doing
> what you're doing. But if you really can't see the differences between your
> way and the standard way, well, then you are being dense.
> You use Gmail, so it's automatically using the standard quoting method.
> You're having to manual undo that and redo it your way. For what benefit?
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