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Re: The HTML q element can sometimes be useful. Discuss.

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2016 06:33:53 -0500
Cc: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <43A71A49-62A4-4B9A-B2D2-3030AEB9ADFE@w3.org>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
In my experience, if I *reply* to a mail coming through github, the usual mail client mechanism applies for replies, and that appears in the github issue as quote.

An example is:

https://github.com/w3c/web-annotation/issues/87#issuecomment-154628942

it clearly shows that it comes from an email reply, because it starts by

	On 7 Nov 2015, at 01:06, Sarven Capadisli ***@***.***> wrote:

which what my email client produced. (I try to edit these lines to replace it with the github handle, that is not done automatically, unfortunately).

I do not remember having done anything special to produce this, apart from using my email client (I use the default Mac mail client).

Ivan



> On 10 May 2016, at 14:11, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> On Saturday 30 April 2016 03:01:12 Tex Texin wrote:
>> Thanks for this Ivan. Yes, if there is some set up that would allow an
>> email reply to be included in github that would be great. I replied
>> to a couple messages and they weren't included. I ended up pasting
>> them in to Github after the fact. Maybe it depends on whether or how
>> you are subscribed or ask for notifications or some such... If I am
>> the only one with this problem, we can take it off list and I will
>> try to sort it out.
> 
> I'd like to know, too. I have done some research on quotations and have 
> finally written it up in an essay, together with a few ideas, and I'd 
> like to add a link to it in the thread or the issue.
> 
> But I want to do it by e-mail, because my Sent folder is an extension of 
> my memory and I haven't found a Web browser yet that archives submitted 
> forms. :-(
> 
> 
> 
> Bert
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