On Tuesday, 12 October 2004 at 14:40:58 +0200, somebody calling
themselves FreeBSD questions mailing list wrote:
> On 12 okt 2004, at 14:12, Andy Smith wrote:
>> Off-list because this is likely to turn into a flame war...

Looks like you sent it back to the list again.  That's not good form
either.

>> On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 02:06:19PM +0200, FreeBSD questions mailing
>> list wrote:
>>>> Have a read of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top-posting
>>>>
>>> it says you're old...
>>> just joking :)
>>> I find it quite irritating that i have to scroll down everytime I read
>>> an email...
>>
>> In a properly-written email, useless quotes would be removed, so you
>> wouldn't have to scroll down very far.
>
> I can live with that.
> Writing in between the questions like we do here is accepted as well?

That's the correct way to do it.

>>> Is top posting a policy on the FBSD list?
>>
>> Top posting is generally frowned-upon.  People who indulge in it are
>> shown to be Microsoft Outlook users, because that is the default of
>> Outlook.
>
> Mac OSX's Mail does the same thing...

If moving the cursor is that difficult, you're probably using the
wrong tool.

Greg
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