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From: "Elizabeth Shown Mills" <>
Subject: Re: [TRANSITIONAL-GENEALOGISTS-FORUM] FW: Introductions
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 15:15:41 -0600
> It was the IGHR post that was the focus of my message.
Sorry, I misunderstood.
>Forgive the editor within me.
*Me* forgive someone for their Inner Editor? That would be the proverbial
pot calling the kettle black!
>I have a preference for visual as well as textual stimulation for readers.
Definitely. That's why NGSQ, in 1987, started using all those bullets and
subject subheadings and other things alien to the traditionally dense text
of scholarly journals in history and genealogy. Bullets help readers grasp
each individual idea when "conversation" produces a litany of them.
>I will spare this list the specific advantages of certain stylistics.
I didn't :).
>After posting my original request, I am now revisiting the notion of
whether to *bullet* your points (and hyperlink) or simply hyperlink to the
Frankly, for the passage you're interested in, I'd prefer that you simply
described it briefly in your own words and then insert a hyperlink.
Considering that I was offering just a few examples and, in the process,
omitted half of the excellent courses that would be equally valuable to
genealogists with other needs, I'd rather not have that "conversation"
featured as a list that others might consider a guide to IGHR offerings.
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