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RE: string-length example

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 07:54:05 -0700
Message-ID: <E5B814702B65CB4DA51644580E4853FB0A9736A4@red-msg-12.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Liam Quin" <liam@w3.org>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

I like it --> "Harp not on that string, madam; that is past"

All the best, Ashok

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-qt-comments-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Liam Quin
> Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 2:21 PM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Re: string-length example
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 05:06:52PM -0400, Jonathan Robie wrote:
> > But since two people, including one editor, are offended, perhaps we
can
> > choose among many other Shakespeare quotes? In my current mood, I
like
> "A
> > man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king"...
> 
> Hard to believe we have a thread trying to choose a quote suitable
> for use in an example.  But I do agree with Jonathan.
> 
> Maybe we should use
>     "this string is an example"
> or
>     "Harp not on that string, madam; that is past"
>     [Richard II, IV, iv, 365]
> 
> Liam
> 
> --
> Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, liam@w3.org,
> http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
> `There are strings', said Mr Tappertit, `...in the human heart that
had
>  better not be wibrated.' [Dickens, Barnaby Ridge]
> 
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