... how to quote ...

I'm not sure this is what you're referring to, but there is a  <blockquote> ... quoted text ... </blockquote> tag that this site supports; see Markup in the Monastery and Writeup Formatting Tips. (Many monks, including myself, embed italics tags within the blockquote tags to further distinguish the quote. The end result is then <blockquote><i> ... </i></blockquote>.)

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In reply to Re^3: perltidy and UTF-8 BOM by AnomalousMonk
in thread perltidy and UTF-8 BOM by morelenmir

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":