[OT] Debian mailinglists [was: RE: Debian or Ubuntu?]
dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon May 12 18:19:16 UTC 2008
2008/5/12 Steve Lamb <grey at dmiyu.org>:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 9:12 am, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> We don't need to burn people at the stake
>> for top posting or posting slightly OT threads, but they should be
>> gently reminded that their behaviour is counter-productive.
> On that tangent I do note that D-U is far more permissive of OT postings
> than U-U or KU-U.
Because they are usually marked OT in the subject. Easy to filter, and
easy to avoid for those who want.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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