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Re: [VM] Email dangers portrayed in media

From: Julian Bradfield
Subject: Re: [VM] Email dangers portrayed in media
Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2012 09:41:32 +0000
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On 2012-11-03, Tim Cross <address@hidden> wrote:
> I would also echo the sentiment that for blind and vision impaired
> users, bottom posting is a significant burden. However, emacs can help
> to some extent as you can use buffer narrowing or overlays to have the
> quoted text hidden. Then the quoted text can be read if necessary and
> chronological order is maintained.

Surely it's not beyond the wit of text-to-speech programmers to have a
mode that ignores lines beginning with ">" ?

> message. I get even more frustrated by programs which automatically
> include the quoted message and provide no easy way to chose between
> including and not including the text at the time of starting the
> reply.

Most people these days use graphical clients, so removing the unwanted
text is just one drag and delete. People just can't be bothered.

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