[linux-elitists] Leet Tunes (for Don Marti)

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Thu Jun 22 16:46:46 PDT 2000

begin  Nick Moffitt quotation of Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 03:45:18PM -0700:

> 	Fix your goddamn sig delimiter, and read son-of-1036.

You mean the document that says, " It has become conventional to
use the sequence ":-)", which (on most output devices) resembles a
rotated "smiley face" symbol, as a marker for text not meant to be
taken literally, especially when humor is intended. This practice aids
communication and averts unintended ill-will; posters are urged to use

So what exactly are you doing with your MUA that chokes on "--" instead
of "-- "?

Don Marti                                No haiku patents
dmarti@zgp.org                           means I've no incentive to
whois DM683     Software patent reform now: http://burnallgifs.org/

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