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Re: Question no. 3



> On Mon, 23 Oct 1995 grenard@herpmed.com wrote:
> 
> > 
> > You cannot italicize latin names on e-mail since it is straight
> > text (ASCII) with no attributes or formatting available under
> > most circumstances. You have to visualize the italics in your minds
> > eye when you see a latin name on this medium. There are some
> > platforms working to change all this but there not here yet. 
> 
> I meant to say underline <or> italicize the genus and species.
> Sorry about the mix up.

You can't send degree marks, either, which makes e-mailing my editors 
astronomical texts and monthly columns a real pain. I just tell them than any 
strange character immediately following some numbers represents a degree 
mark.

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-= Tuck =-
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