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 -- 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 See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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