No doubt the inverse would make them happy to, i.e. use . for continuation
But I think it's somewhat ugly. And what exactly do you mean by "message"?
A sentence, or all output from the invocation of a command? How would
a sighting report be flagged?
I also suspect that you will break lots of people's turn parsers if this
-- Rich Skrenta <firstname.lastname@example.org> N2QAV