top and bottom posting

Andrew Farris flyindragon1 at
Thu Sep 10 15:05:18 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 14:14 +0100, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> I live in a country where everyone drives on the left hand side of the
> road for some often debated reason. If I decided that actually I want
> to drive on the right because I prefer it, I'd irritate a lot of
> people and not get very far. It's easiest for everyone for me to just
> stick to driving on the left.
> If I cross the channel, I find myself in a country where everyone
> drives on the right. It's far easier to conform with that process, let
> the systems work smoothly, and let everyone get on with doing whatever
> it is they're doing without having to justify why they're doing it the
> way they are than to decide that because where I'm used to we drive on
> the left, I will do so here, too.

Your analogy is far better than mine could have hoped to be. Bravo, I

> I do count 5 unnecessary linebreaks ;). 

thanks for that. I'll have to watch more closely next time :D

> And I consider Thunderbird broken. Either it's broken or difficult to
> configure the way I want it to work. Which is the same thing, really.

Another excellent point.

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