* Branko Vukelic <bg.bra...@gmail.com> [05-27-10 20:58]:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 2:03 AM, Steve VanSlyck <s.vansl...@spamcop.net> 
> wrote:
> > May I offer a respectful and kind suggestion to all? When replying to a
> > message, please cut as much of the original message is not relevant to
> > your reply. This is especially true when saying thank you - so readers
> > don't have to page down through several messages just to see a very brief
> > message.

Good suggestion.

> Users wouldn't need to scroll down if the simple messages like "Thank
> you" were top-posted.

If the msg were trimmed, there would be no need for top posting.

> So, another suggestion is:
>     ALWAYS top-post messages that are not replies to any particular
>     part of the original e-mail, and optionally (and preferably) also snip
>     the original message short.
> Sounds OK?

No, trim your quotes and post answers or points immediately following the
pertinent quote.  Top posting should never be necessary.

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