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Re: m2 and rtf

Subject: Re: m2 and rtf
From: Whiskers
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 20:15:48 +0100
Newsgroups: opera.general
On 2005-10-08, Sanford Aranoff <[email protected]> wrote:
> Fonts should be optional.
> Bold and italics sometimes contribute to clarity.
> That's how my email program works.

This goes back to the days of telex or teletype machines; some e-mail and 
newsgroup programs can even interpret these conventions appropriately:

Put a slash before and after a word to make it /italic/

Put an underline before and after a word to _underline_ it

Put an asterisk before and after a word to indicate *bold*.

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