punctuation & quotes

Subject: punctuation & quotes
From: Bex <rebeccaf -at- COMPNEWS -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 1995 17:45:55 +0000

On Wed, 1 Feb 1995, Lori Moore wrote: [In Re: Amber vs Orange]

> Carl-

> I think that "amber" would be fine to use in describing your light
> indicators to ESL readers. (ESL= English as a Second Language, for
> those who missed the original.)
...
> I also have many ESL readers and take care not to write "over
> their heads". In your situation, I'd choose "amber". SHOULD
> THERE BE A QUESTION, it would take only one native American
> pointing their finger at a light indicator in question and
> the foreign American ("foreign American"??) will know a new
> color! Ahh, what a service we provide!

> BTW, any comments on my placing the puncuation _outside_ the
> quotes when it follows a PHRASE, as in the paragraph above?
> I just can't see putting them _inside_ the quotes except when
> writing dialog. I'd LOVE to hear others' opinions on this!

Looks right to me.
BTW, any comments on me using '...' instead of '[lots of good stuff
deleted]'?
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