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Re: Beta 1: Conlang Mirror Archives

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Monday, November 13, 2006, 10:05
* Philip Newton said on 2006-11-13 07:29:32 +0100
> On 11/13/06, Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote: > >Erm -- how will I detect quoted text? > at the beginning of a line? > >That easily? That will not work perfectly. > > It may not work perfectly, but it'll give you 90% of what you want > with 10% of the effort required for a perfect solution, so I'd suggest > you go with such a simplistic algorithm for now.
You'll still need special casing for quoted lines starting like this: ">From". At least on my mail-system, an empty line followed by a line starting with "From" marks the beginning of a new mail, so any empty line+"From" in the message body proper gets the "From" quoted. t.