top and bottom posting
derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Sep 10 13:19:07 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.
#$%^ Every few weeks there's somebody else who wants us all to change just
to suit him.
NO IT WOULDN'T!
> If that was the case and everybody agreed, what would be wrong top
> posting, if anything?
I read hundreds of emails a day. I think you're expecting a bit much of me
if you want me remember context or to track back through previous posts to
find it. Trim, but retain the important context, and respond inline.
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