SCA Purchases - Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Tim McDaniel tmcd at
Sat Jul 19 09:42:38 PDT 1997

On Sat, 19 Jul 1997, J'lynn Yeates <jyeates at> wrote:
> fyi: following not my words ... or my thoughts though it would appear 
> so from the quotations ...
> > > > One could just as easily claim that if a fighters want to fight,
> > The second-most important ingestible is water [0].  Every fighter
> when in doubt, bring some .... personally, when expending energy in 

No, the quotations don't make it look like your words, in standard
Internet style.  Multiple levels of "> " mean that it's a quote of a
quote (of a quote ... as needed).

The text above says J'lynn Yeates wrote "> ".
Attributions have been stripped (sometimes a confusing or bad thing)
   for whoever wrote "> > ".  In fact, it was me.
The third level, "> > > ", doesn't appear.
Someone else entirely wrote the "> > > > " text.

Multiple levels of quoting can get confusing, so it's best to avoid
them and/or to keep attributions.

Daniel de Lincoln
Tim McDaniel; Reply-To: tmcd at
tmcd at is wrong tool.  Never use this.

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