TopPosting !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Brian Beattie beattie at
Tue Apr 15 14:17:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 09:21 -0400, John DeCarlo wrote:

> Ideally, with proper threading, you would not need to quote the
> previous message at all, making this a moot point.

That is just flat wrong.  If the post you are reading, is a response to
a message that you have deleted and expunged 15 minutes ago, you have no
context.  Or is proper threading keeping all messages until a thread is

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting a bad thing?

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