On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 8:31 AM, Dennis Lee Bieber
<wlfr...@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2018 07:18:32 -0700, Tobiah <t...@tobiah.org> declaimed the
> following:
>>Top posting is awesome for the reader plowing through
>>a thread in order.  In that case the cruft at the bottom
>>is only for occasional reference.
>         That concept is meaningful only email between two parties, where the
> quoted material is a "courtesy copy" for content the other party likely
> provided a week earlier (snail mail).

And I'm not sure it's of value there either. If I emailed someone a
week ago and s/he responds today, proper quote trimming is of great
value, just as it is with newsgroups/mailing lists. The only time it
wouldn't much matter is if we're going back and forth with extreme
rapidity, and then you may as well bottom-post because it makes little


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