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Re: USAGE: Please snip! (was Re: USAGE: Internetese deviancy - the definite article)

From:Tristan Mc Leay <kesuari@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 28, 2004, 8:06
B. Garcia wrote:

>On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 17:19:27 +1000, Tristan Mc Leay ><kesuari@...> wrote: > > > Generally you only need to quote one, maybe two at most of the > > >>posts, and generally of that only a sentence or two per reply. >> >Sometimes though when breaking down someone's argument i'll separate >their post into lines, and discuss each one, giving context to the >reader, as well as making it easier for me to analyze what they say. > >
I meant to cover that when I said 'per reply'. Which is quite obviously the wrong thing to have said, given what 'reply' normally means in email contexts. That is, of course, perfectly okay. -- | Tristan. | To be nobody-but-yourself in a world | kesuari@yahoo! | which is doing its best to, night and day, | | to make you everybody else--- | | means to fight the hardest battle | | which any human being can fight; | | and never stop fighting. | | --- E. E. Cummings, "A Miscellany" | | | | In the fight between you and the world, | | back the world. | | --- Franz Kafka, | | "RS's 1974 Expectation of Days"