Extensive quoting is bad

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SarathW
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Re: Extensive quoting is bad

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mikenz66 wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:37 am
Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:00 am Incredible!
The link to quoted material was an upgrade a few years ago. It's very useful, because if someone quotes you (properly) you get a notification. If someone just writes:
mike:
Some nonsense...
I don't get notified... :cry:

Whereas if they do this:
mikenz66 wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:03 pmSome nonsense...
I do!
:woohoo:

Mike
Perhaps it is a good idea to notify changes or improvements to the forum members.
By the way how can we quote only a small portion?
Say I want to quote only ""The link to quoted material was an upgrade a few years ago"
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”
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Re: Extensive quoting is bad

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SarathW wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:01 am
mikenz66 wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:37 am
Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:00 am Incredible!
The link to quoted material was an upgrade a few years ago. It's very useful, because if someone quotes you (properly) you get a notification. If someone just writes:
mike:
I don't get notified... :cry:

Whereas if they do this:
mikenz66 wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:03 pmSome nonsense...
I do!
:woohoo:

Mike
Perhaps it is a good idea to notify changes or improvements to the forum members.
The above is a good example of an extensive quoting post. There was no need to have multiple quotes and such a long one in that post. :tongue:

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Re: Extensive quoting is bad

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SarathW wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:01 am By the way how can we quote only a small portion?
Say I want to quote only ""The link to quoted material was an upgrade a few years ago"
You push the "Reply with Quote" button (as you've obviously done above), then edit the content.

Some other forum software allows you to highlight the part you want to quote, but this software is quite Classical... :tongue:

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Re: Extensive quoting is bad

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mikenz66 wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:15 am
Mike
Thanks.
I thought there is a shortcut.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”
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