Don't you just love writing this sort of thing :)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Dec 6 08:28:17 CET 2008


In message <01490b5f$0$20670$c3e8da3 at news.astraweb.com>, Steven D'Aprano
wrote:

> On Fri, 05 Dec 2008 23:28:48 +1300, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> 
>> In message <0148b086$0$20670$c3e8da3 at news.astraweb.com>, Steven D'Aprano
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Since the context has been deleted, it's hard to tell whether the code
>>> as written by Lawrence ...
>> 
>> If you want to reply to my message, reply to my message, don't reply to
>> my reply to someone else's reply to my message.
> 
> I did reply to your message. It was your message that was missing all the
> context necessary to tell what you were rabbiting on about.

If you wanted the context for your reply, you should have replied to the
message with the context. That way you automatically get the context when
you hit reply, no need to go out of your way to dig it up from a different
posting.

Does that make any sense to you, or should I start drawing simple diagrams?



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