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On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Philippe Lhoste wrote:

> Reuben Thomas wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at 09:29  am, Reuben Thomas wrote:
> > > 
> > > >> <OT>
> [snip]
> > > >> </OT> -- See, even mailing list/newsgroups notations are infected :-)
> > 
> > Of course, Reuben Thomas didn't actually write the above. Please reply to 
> > one message at a time!
> Well, actually he did answered to the same message, but since you didn't put
> the magical sentence "XXX wrote:" before quoting me, exact reference was
> lost.

Yes, I tend to delete that line, which I probably shouldn't (it's a habit 
from personal mails, where it's silly).

> And obviously, it was a second level quote, so it wasn't necessarily you
> that wrote it. But I concede it is not necessarily obvious...

What I like is only to reply directly to first level quotes, not second.

> Note that then, you have to take an extra step to edit it in a text editor,
> which can be a bit cumbersome for frequent edits.

Hopefully we'll all have sane XML editors one day. I think this is a 
problem with editors, not XML.

> Perhaps we should add automatic/transparent decompression/compression (using
> zlib) to SciTE... An idea to study.


penitent, a.  undergoing or awaiting punishment (Bierce)