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Randy J. Ray
July 28, 2000 12:53
Re: Mailing lists and RFCs
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>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Bunce <>
>>>>> wrote the following on Fri, 28 Jul 2000 10:08:23 +0100

  Tim> I'd like to (strongly) suggest that the RFCs use basic pod.

  Tim> [ ... ]

  Tim> Here's your original sample RFC:

  >> Sample RFC: This Is The Title

  Tim> =head1 TITLE

  Tim> This Is The Title

  Tim> =head1 VERSION

  Tim> Maintainer: Nathan Torkington <>
  Tim> Date: 1 April 2000
  Tim> Version: 1
  Tim> Mailing List: perl6-internals
  Tim> Number: 1

Although I realize this was meant only as an example, I would suggest that
if we adopt pod (which I also strongly support), that examples indent the
above information, so that it doesn't get mangled into one paragraph (as
supercite did when I initially quoted the original message :-).

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