Russell Coker wrote:http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1849.txt §4.3.2
> On Sat, 21 Dec 2013 12:30:15 email@example.com wrote:
>> You are not spending cycles on education here, this is the type of
>> (ultimately bullying) behaviour that has ruined our culture.
> The purpose of a list is for communication.
> When points are discussed clear communication requires referencing
> previous messages. If everyone quotes messages with "> " then you
> can have several levels of quoted text and it will still be
This SHOULD be done by prefacing each quoted line (even if it is
empty) with the character ">". This will result in multiple levels
of ">" when quoted context itself contains quoted context.
FWIW, I found the post Russell complained about so unreadable that I
skipped it entirely. I approve of explaining established conventions;
it's entirely appropriate.
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