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

"Damon L. Chesser" <damon@damtek.com> writes:

> On Thursday 17 July 2008 04:27:00 am John Devereux wrote:
>> 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
>> >
> Snip
>> > <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
> It is the  quoted .....BLAH BLAH BLAH that Carl is commenting on.  Thanks 
> Carl, I did not write "Blah blah blah" but that is no big deal.  That was 
> just a mistake in quoting.  That happens.  I did not even notice it, but just 
> mentally supplied the intent:  The responder did not like my reply.  His 
> choice.  

Oh I see, my apologies.

I have myself been occasionally rebuked for accidental excessive
snippage, creating the situation

xxx wrote
>> yyy
>> yyy

Sorry for the noise.


John Devereux

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