topposting (was: colourization in ls command)
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Mon Oct 18 05:11:54 PDT 2004
On Oct 16, 2004, at 2:00 AM, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Wednesday, 13 October 2004 at 8:20:19 -0400, Bart Silverstrim
>> On Oct 12, 2004, at 6:44 PM, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, 12 October 2004 at 8:42:39 -0400, Bart Silverstrim
>>>> It gets to a point where I solve it by doing this or just no reply
>>>> Problem solved.
>>> I don't see a problem. What are you talking about?
>> :-) Exactly!
> No, you're missing the point. IIRC (and I'm not going to check),
> you've again removed relevant content. Please don't bother to reply
> if you don't want to tell people what you're talking about.
That WAS the point. I said "it gets to the point where I solve it by
doing this..." right at the very top of this...it's still quoted.
It is a tongue and cheek way of saying I erase all that originally
unthreaded topposted crap and just say, "What did you want?" back to
the sender of the email. They can send me a message stating
specifically what they want so I don't need to waste my time stuttering
through a stream of five messages to figure out what the heck they
wanted. My alternative is to just not reply at all.
Just like the first line said.
I thought most people would get the joke from the thread subject being
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