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Re: Quoting style

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Quoting style
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 12:32:30 -0500
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On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:20:12 +0200 Richard Riley <> wrote: 

RR> Ted Zlatanov <> writes:
>> Sorry, but we'll have to disagree.  Feel free to use any prefix you
>> like, but I find the person's initials valuable as a quoting prefix,
>> especially in reply to multiple posts as you see above.  Also, if by "de
>> facto" you mean "used by the majority," top-quoting Outlook-style is the
>> de facto standard.

RR> With all due respect, not on usenet it isn't. In emails it is.

Sure.  Think of Supercite as the Esperanto of citations: unpopular,
annoying, but somehow there's always one or two weirdos using it, and
you're unlikely to change their minds.  Just wait for them to die out ;)


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