--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> on 8/14/06 11:24 AM, authfriend at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >>> > > 
> >> > I wasn¹t making a comment on your discussion with Peter, which 
I¹m
> >> > not following carefully. I was just taking the opportunity to
> >> > remind people to snip extraneous stuff from their posts. 
That¹s why
> >> > I changed the subject line, which is another of my pet peeves.
> > 
> > Sure, Rick, sure.
> > 
> > It's easy enough to *really* start a brand-new
> > thread if you want to issue a general reminder
> > to participants.
> > 
> > "Be more careful" in Peter's comment referred
> > specifically to *leaving in material necessary
> > for context*, which you went on to recommend,
> > after saying, amazingly, that "be more careful"
> > meant snipping more.
> > 
> > If you're going to piggyback on an old thread,
> > it's a good idea to know first what it is you're
> > piggybacking *on*.
> 
> OK, Judy. BTW, you didn¹t snip.

Because I had paraphrased your comment, of course.
It's a pretty standard courtesy to leave in the
quote of what you're paraphrasing to make it clear
you haven't distorted anything.






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