[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.
> http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html

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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