Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 20 17:43:55 PST 2004
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RFC 1855 violation.
On Saturday, 20 March 2004 at 20:53:18 +0100, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> So far I only see argument agains top-posting.
Why should the number of arguments count? It's their validity. But I
think you're miscounting, possibly because of your emphasis on keeping
the relevant text away from your reply.
> If it makes sense for you, perhaps you could give a couple of
> arguments wy you think its a good idee.
Well, another one is that I often answer messages on this mailing
list. If I see badly formatted messages, I tend to discard them
unread. *bingo* No reply.
Now could you please tell me what relevance the text below has? I
can't see anything to which you refer. If you can do this in a
sensible way while breaking the flow in the way you did above, I'll be
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 05:35:06PM -0500, Al Johnson wrote:
>> I'm with you... Top-posting makes the most sense for me.
> I doubt it.
>> I was born to top-post.
> It would make sence if you have a mailer that handels threads and you
> are accully following the whole thread. On second thougth: in this case
> you could just as easly delete the whole mail. You don't read it any
> It doesn't make sence for ppl who don't have a mailer with thread
> capabilty or don't read the whole thread.
>> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 02:28:24PM -0800, Charles McManis wrote:
>>> Perhaps it isn't "logical", if you've read all the email then the quoted
>>> thread is just reference anyway. This is the "new stuff". I love being able
>>> to read mail in the preview-pane vs "next message" , jump to the bottom,
>>> "next message" jump to the bottom.
>>> It comes down to opinion I think
> How much sence did this make?
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