[CoLoCo] top-posting, bottom-posting

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 00:33:12 BST 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 8:23 PM, Andrew <keen101 at gmail.com> wrote:
> doesn't bother me too much, unless it's really long. Maybe color coding
> responses would help.
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 8:16 PM, David L. Willson <DLWillson at thegeek.nu>
> wrote:
>> I'm not religious about this, but ... If you're not going to move the
>> bottom-post to the
>> top, then bottom-post.  Similary, if you're not going to move the top-post
>> to the
>> bottom, then top-post, but ~please~ let the direction of the conversation
>> ~not~ be
>> middle, bottom, top, or some such nonsense.  That's ~really~ hard to
>> follow.

My $.02

1. Top posting is an Outlook abomination
2. Top posting leads to poorly trimmed posts (another abomination)
since the bulk of what you are replying to is below your field of

Trim your posts and add your comments below the relevant portion.

Collins Richey
 If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
 of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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