What is top-posting? (was: Re: fire wall & anti-virus? do i really need it)

Justin Gallardo gallardj at onid.orst.edu
Thu Sep 7 18:42:59 UTC 2006

ben darby wrote:
> * unksi (unksi at kapsi.fi) wrote:
>> Ok thanks for clarifying, I thought there was something wrong in what I
>> actually wrote as I have never heard about top-posting before. Will try
>> to look for a setting in Thunderbird to change it. :)
> the setting you are looking for is under the Edit->Account Settings
> Menu, Composition & Addressing, check the "Automatically quote the
> original message when replying" box and move the combo box to "start my
> reply below the quote".
Is there a way to make it so you can highlight some text in the original 
email, and just quote that part? Or do I have to manually delete it as I go?

Justin Gallardo
gallardj at onid.orst.edu

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