top and bottom posting

Fred Roller froller at
Thu Sep 10 03:19:48 UTC 2009

Jay Daniels wrote:
> It seems the reason that people want you to bottom post is because most
> people bottom post and if one person post at top it breaks the
> question/answer methodology of the chicken and egg problem.
> Now what if "everybody" top posted.  I think it would be much easier to
> read assuming you are reading the list from a news reader or an emailer
> that just marked read mail and not actually delete it until it's old.
> Of course, trying to get everybody to do the same thing would still be a
> problem.
> If that was the case and everybody agreed, what would be wrong top
> posting, if anything?
> jay
Perhaps then, the lists add another header tag that states whether it's 
a top or bottom post and the client can default the curser to the 
location of preference.


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