From: philip chastney (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jun 01 2006 - 16:19:51 CDT
--- Guy Steele <Guy.Steele@sun.com> wrote:
> I might have found your missive somewhat easier to read
> had you
> taken the trouble to delimit the starts and ends of your
> in conventional fashion. You did succeed in
> but only because I chose to expend the extra effort
> to compensate for your lack of effort. Next time I may
> not bother.
> You may not care. You have a choice.
I am sorry if I caused you extra effort.
I notice that people construct their sentences differently
when talking and when writing formally. I was trying to
emulate the flow of speech, in print. "With excessive
punctuation, a formal feeling comes", as Emily Dickinson
might have said, which isn't always what's wanted.
regards . . . /phil
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