[ubuntu-uk] Moan -- Top Posting (was "Apps for kids")

Rowan Berkeley rowan.berkeley at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 09:45:47 BST 2010

On Sat, 7 Aug 2010 08:57:48 +0100, Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net>
> On 7 August 2010 08:54, Anton Piatek <anton at piatek.co.uk> wrote:
> > For the record, on my android phone I can choose to quote the 
> > entire message, or none of it. I get no choice about top posting.
> > If you happen to know who in Google wrote this great....
> Well, then there is a solution: quote no-one and cite what you're
> replying to in your reply. In other words, instead of:
> >>> I think we're getting confused here. Fred is asking about
> >>> Javascript, not Java.
> >> Is he?
> > Yes, I am!!
> Fred simply says "As Bob said, I'm asking about Javascript not Java"
> Just as good....

I totally second this. I hate wasting my time scrolling down through
endlessly repeated, more and more intricately nested reproductions of
everybody's previous remarks on some much-commented thread.  

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