style of emailing in the list

Paul McNett p at ulmcnett.com
Thu Sep 22 19:57:54 BST 2005


Norman Silverstone wrote:
>>we had a topic some month ago, which was dealing with the fact, that it is  
>>faster to follow up with a topic, if you write answers (at least as much  
>>as possible) on the top of your reply. in this way our eyes can catch the  
>>answer (or new subject) first, and if necessary we see for more  
>>information by scrolling down the email text (which also shuold be snipped  
>>to a helpful length).

> I thought we had agreed to bottom post as well as snipping where
> appropriate.

Perhaps we should all read:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top-posting

which gives a fairly balanced explanation of the various opinions and 
styles.

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Paul McNett
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