Re: Top posting (was: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas)
- In reply to: Greg 'groggy' Lehey : "Re: Top posting (was: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas)"
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Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 00:17:22 UTC
"Greg 'groggy' Lehey" <grog@FreeBSD.org> wrote: > On Wednesday, 24 November 2021 at 21:33:50 +0000, Graham Perrin wrote: > > On 24/11/2021 01:31, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote: > >> Change policy about discouraging top posting and convert it to encouraging > >> top posting > > > > Please, don't. > > Agreed entirely in this context. But what are we talking about here? > Mehmet refers to a policy, but who has read it? > > My guess is that his real issue is "bottom posting", which is arguably > even worse than "top posting". In each case, the reply is separate > from the original, and the only difference is where you find it. But I agree that "bottom posting" is an annoying problem too. > that's not what the policy says. As I know it, it's at the end of > https://docs.freebsd.org/en/articles/freebsd-questions/ and obviously > > [POLICY] > > It's over 20 years old, but I still believe that it is correct. It > also should work for mobile phones, better than "top posting". > > Comments? I agree. Whether I'm using mobile or desktop, that is by far the easiest format to navigate. It's almost as if whoever wrote that had some relevant experience on the matter! :-) Cheers, Jamie