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
> 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!.com.au | 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"