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Re: Leer quoten RFC
I spend my lunchbreak surfing the RFC archive:
> More importand is the contradiction on the quoting
> character. Most say it must be '> '. Others debate the use of the space
> behind the >-sign
I found some information on the quote indicator ">" in rfc2646
"The Text/Plain Format Parameter". This RFC is mainly about how
the lines of a paragraphs in a plain text file must be wraped.
From rfc2646 - The Text/Plain Format Parameter:
| 4.5. Quoting
| In Format=Flowed, the canonical quote indicator (or quote mark) is
| one or more close angle bracket (">") characters. Lines which start
| with the quote indicator are considered quoted. The number of ">"
| characters at the start of the line specifies the quote depth.
| Flowed lines which are also quoted may require special handling on
| display and when copied to new messages.
| When creating quoted flowed lines, each such line starts with the
| quote indicator.
| Note that because of space-stuffing, the lines
| >> Exit, Stage Left
| >>Exit, Stage Left
| are semantically identical; both have a quote-depth of two, and a
| content of "Exit, Stage Left".
| However, the line
| > > Exit, Stage Left
| is different. It has a quote-depth of one, and a content of
| "> Exit, Stage Left".
(the full rfc can be found at: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2646.txt )
So we are doing it wrong. :-p
I didn't find any mentioning of the quote indicator or how to quote in
other RFC's, but of course I didn't read all 3240 RFC's. :-)