list rules [was: Reconfigure after changing Video Card]

Amedee Van Gasse (ub) amedee-ubuntu at
Thu Aug 5 09:12:38 UTC 2010

On Thu, August 5, 2010 10:46, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On 8/5/2010 3:41 AM, Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
>> On Sun, August 1, 2010 05:52, Ric Moore wrote:
>> I still make a distinction:
>> For work: write at the top and don't snip anything, to cover your
>> assets.
>> Not for work: write at the bottom and snip the irrelevant parts.
> I agree, I tend to do that too :/ but top posting will always get to me
> on mailing lists for some reason because I just think of them as the
> first forums, and we don't top post on forums (usually unless we go out
> of our way.)

Have you ever used newsgroups? They are something intermediate between
mailing lists and forums. Some forums are actually web interfaces for
mailing lists, and some newsgroups (like gmane) can act as interfaces for
mailing lists. So you could have:

mailing list <--> newsgroup <--> webforum

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