Mailing List Tips

James james2432 at
Tue Apr 5 02:17:34 UTC 2011

Gmail is top posting by default. Changing that for people would be hard.
Personally I don't care which one, but with bottom posting I have to scroll
ALL THE WAY down to the bottom(and I'm a lazy bas**d :P)

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at> wrote:

> I prefer top-posting, personally. :)
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:52 PM, Kip Warner <kip at> wrote:
> > (4) When you reply, remember to reply at the bottom and not on the top.
> > Top posting is generally not encouraged because it makes preservation of
> > chronological order difficult to follow for readers.
> I acknowledge mixing top-posting and bottom posting is confusing.  But
> most mail clients default to top-posting these days, so most newbies
> top-post.  Most old school mailing list people try to enforce bottom
> posting.  It ends up being a mess.  I think it's a losing battle.
> I just roll with it and not fret too much.  Life's too short, really.
> Darcy.
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