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Trailing blank lines on posts

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Trailing blank lines on posts

Why are they not removed?
















jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Trailing blank lines on posts

its somewhere for the magpies to roost - Happy new year


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Re: Trailing blank lines on posts

[devils advocate]Why should they be removed?[/devils advocate]
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Re: Trailing blank lines on posts

It's too easy to leave them on a post by mistake - I made this post after I'd done just that elsewhere.
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Trailing blank lines on posts

I have the Shift and carriage return transposed on two of my machines, very easy to make that mistake, But us good boys would go back and edit wouldnt we
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Re: Trailing blank lines on posts

Quote from: chillypenguin
[devils advocate]Why should they be removed?[/devils advocate]

Here's a couple examples of posts with blank lines on the end that "good boys" should have removed.
http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,72522.msg573303.html#msg573303
http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,72522.msg573286.html#msg573286
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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