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in thread Automatically add name to replies

If the author field were shown along with the title field everywhere, it wouldn't be necessary. I think that's a better idea. Image what a subject title would look like if it were done automatically:
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And that's after only two replies!
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Re (tilly) 3 (not vanity): Automatically add name to replies
by tilly (Archbishop) on Dec 09, 2000 at 02:03 UTC
    That is only if it is done wrong.

    If you look at how the people who are doing it do it manually we tend to strip out the header from the previous person and put our own in. Take a look through my posts to see what I mean.

    There is no reason why an automatic process could not do likewise.