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Ethan Blanton elb at
Fri Jun 1 21:29:39 EDT 2007

Stu Tomlinson spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Maybe we need the ability to tag parts of a message as not needing 
> > linkification, so we could send "<span linkify="false">Clint at Work 
> > [<i>someone at</i>]</span>" or something, and in the part 
> > messages, could put "<span linkify="false">Clint at Work left the 
> > room</span> (Download this:"
> I feel the pain that finch might suffer. It's also starting to sound
> like it needs buy-in from other clients, or standardization or other
> stuff that scares me a lot.

I don't see why any standardization or buy-in would be needed; these
are writes directly to the conversation, generated in conversation.c.
Surely finch already ignores <span> tags that it doesn't recognize,


The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
for evils].  They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
determined to commit crimes.
		-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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