progressivepenguin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 18:05:51 UTC 2008
"*unless one deliberately wants to throw courtesy out of the window.*"
Please. More melodrama. It's a friggin mail list.
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:52 PM, Chris <racerx at makeworld.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 19:47:57 +0200
> Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 12:28 -0500, Steve T wrote:
> > > A person's personal preference regarding top/bottom posting is
> > > completely subjective.
> > Only if you consider the direction of time subjective, too :)
> > The canonical example has been posted frequently:
> > A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> > Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> > In any case, you conveniently didn't quote the link to the Ubuntu
> > mailing list etiquette that specifically asks to bottom post, quote,
> > and trim the quotes. At this point I don't see how one can insist on
> > it being a personal preference, unless one deliberately wants to throw
> > courtesy out of the window.
> ... in which, there seems to be many that (want) do just that.
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