From: Marion Gunn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 01 2007 - 07:01:31 CST
A related question.
E-mail msgs used to come in with ">" to mark start of each quoted line.
Now they tend to come in with a vertical bar to serve the same purpose.
AND it is not possible to cut and paste that into the middle of a line.
If you try to do that, the symbol reverts to a start-of-line position.
Obviously, by its behaviour, this is a different species of vertical
How many species of vertical bar chars really need to be named &
For example, the following line clearly employs two different species:
> be *approximated* by "| ", "|| ", "||| ", "||||"...
I see the "tally mark" like a musical "bar" (denoting one count). Is
2007-03-01 12:58 GMT
Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire.
* email@example.com * firstname.lastname@example.org *
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Thu Mar 01 2007 - 11:44:21 CST