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Re: Don't edit posts and claim OP posted it!!

Chris Bannister <mockingbird@earthlight.co.nz> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 05:28:38PM +0100, Steven Maddox (Cyorxamp) wrote:
>> Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> [..]
>>> I thought you said an alpha release.  That is testing.  I am not a 
>>> developer and I don't use testing, I use Sid.  In my eight years with 
>>> Debian, testing seems a ....... BLAH BLAH BLAH
> Hey! 
> 	Damon did not write that! It is extremely bad etiquette to edit
> 	someones posts like that.
> <Flabergasted that no one has commented>

But he *did* write that - he quoted the OP, as indicated by the
correct number of ">>" being used. It remained clear he was not the
original author. True, the original authors name was snipped.


John Devereux

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