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Re: Guidelines for email

From: Chris Maden <crism@ora.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 1997 14:58:11 -0500
Message-Id: <199711111958.OAA12299@geode.ora.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
[Leonard Kasday]
> 	2. When we mark our comments with our intitials, are you
> saying that we mark each line with our initials, for examples
> 
> 	LRK: Now is the time for all good men
> 	LRK: to come to the aid of their country.
> 
> 	This adds reading clutter it seems to me.  Also, the first
> sentence runs into the second LRK.  Would some other convention be
> better, e.g. to enclose the text by e.g.  "LRK start" and "LRK end".
> (Insert your own initials of course, grin).  Here's how it looks and
> sounds:
> 
> 	LRK start: Now is the time for all good men
> 	to come to the aid of their country.
> LRK end.
> 
> This is also easier to type.

Hmm... <quote src="LRK">...</quote>, anyone?  If you're going to be
adding text anyway, why invent a new syntax?

But I think what Gregg was referring to is something already done by
some mail user agents, using the initials for the *quoted* message:

LRK> 	This adds reading clutter it seems to me.  Also, the first
LRK> sentence runs into the second LRK.  Would some other convention be

-Chris
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