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Re: Testers - Reports against PulseAudio ( PA )



On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 18:28 +0100, Bill Crawford wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 October 2008 09:28:11 Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 
> > A request: Could you please format your messages like everyone else does?
> > Your usage of '*' and '/' characters in so many places is strange and
> > decreases the readability a lot, IMO. Perhaps you use them as some form of
> > meta-characters for "bold", "italic" and similar styles, but it doesn't
> > make much sense in plain-text email.
> 
> The use of *bold* and /italic/ formatting in plain text email predates *me* on 
> the internet, and I'm not that young ;o)

I've never (I mean literally *never* :-) seen /italic/ shown this way,
though *bold* is quite common. However I think Michael's point was that
pseudo-rich text in what are meant to be literal snippets of command
lines or logs is bound to be misleading.

poc


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