On Monday, 22 March 2004 at 11:13:37 +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: > On Sunday, 21 March 2004 at 19:35:48 -0500, Lucas Holt wrote: >> Aside from mailing lists, I tend to be a top poster. I don't like >> when people leave the last 12 emails and then bottom post.. > > "Bottom posting", where you leave the entire previous message, is only > marginally better than top posting.
On Monday, 22 March 2004 at 11:15:14 +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: > The following message is the second in a series of three, intended to > show why top-posting is bad. See the previous message (Message ID > [EMAIL PROTECTED]) for a version that I > consider understandable. On Monday, 22 March 2004 at 11:16:07 +1030, Greg Lehey wrote: > The following message is the second in a series of three, intended to > show why bottom-posting (where a reply is completely separate from the > original message) is bad. See the first message (Message ID > [EMAIL PROTECTED]) for a version that I > consider understandable. You might also like to count the length of the three messages. The one with the interleaved answers is the shortest. This is because I trimmed unnecessary text. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html Note: I discard all HTML mail unseen. Finger [EMAIL PROTECTED] for PGP public key. See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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