On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 02:33:39AM +0900, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On 9/1/06, Floyd L. Davidson <floyd / apaflo.com> wrote:
> >>You know, the problem I have with this answer is that in a forum, the
> >>first post was posted first...  And then the reply was posted, with the
> >>first quoted.  Before or after, it doesn't really matter, since I read
> >>the first post first.
> >This is not a "forum", it is Usenet.  There are *many* different
> >reading environments, some of which are entirely different than
> >that presented in a "forum".
> 
> No, in fact, it isn't. What you're actually reading is the result of a
> gateway. The primary source for this forum (ruby-forum.com/ruby) or
> this newsgroup (comp.lang.ruby) is a mailing list:
> ruby-tak / ruby-lang.org.

Whoops.  I thought usenet was primary, and said something to that effect
in a response to a separate subthread.  Ouch.  Mea culpa.

. . . though I prefer the mailing list version, personally, and that's
what I'm using.

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