[ntp:questions] Quoting Practices (Was: Re: Test internal clock)
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk
Fri Mar 20 06:27:23 UTC 2009
Steve Kostecke wrote:
> A good writer, who is considerate of his readers, will take the time
> necessary to edit the quoted material in an article (as I have done in
> this case) to focus on the salient material.
Agreed. To me, it makes much more sense for articles to follow the
conventions of written (and spoken!) English which have developed over
hundreds of years - that it is written in time sequence, so that the
answers follow the questions.
It is also the convention in Usenet.
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