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davidh
June 3rd, 2005, 02:14 PM
Are there any other markup tags that one can use to delimit quotebacks?

I noticed that the thread tree "skips over" the "[quote]" style quotebacks and "jumps" to the actual "new" reply text. This is a handy and reasonable feature.

In Yahoo groups, the server "skips over" the leading "---" dashes and the ">" quote back marked text to "jump" to the new reply text, in an analogous manner.

Would the ">" prefix markup also work like that here? Seems like it should or at least that might be a server side option since that convention is quite common, at least in email mesaging.

David H.

davidh
June 3rd, 2005, 02:17 PM
> this
> is
> a
> test

If successful, the first four lines of message will NOT appear in thread tree.

D.H.

davidh
June 3rd, 2005, 02:20 PM
[quote] just playing around to see what will happen if I leave off the "closing" tag.

davidh
June 3rd, 2005, 02:21 PM
[quote] just playing around to see what will happen if I leave off the "closing" tag.

more playing around

Judy G. Russell
June 3rd, 2005, 04:44 PM
It's possible in the software to define custom tags but the tags have to be opened and closed. So just defining > wouldn't work.

davidh
June 3rd, 2005, 05:44 PM
Well, the existing quote tag works well enough. So it's probably not worth additional effort to make any alternative.

Thanks for checking.

David