top posting (off-topic)

Pollywog lists-fbsd at
Thu Nov 22 19:04:39 PST 2007

On Thursday 22 November 2007 21:22:50 Brent Jones wrote:
> Sorry if this is a bit off topic for this list, but it seem to be a
> comment that comes up very regularly; "please don't top post..."
> I for one prefer top posting, as usually I have read a particular thread
> enough times that I like to cut to the chase and read the new input
> without having to scroll down, sometimes navigating an endless nesting
> of >>>  For me, reading through top posted replies saves time and
> effort.  If I happened to miss something in the conversation I can
> scroll down to find it.
> Anyone else feel the same?

Since most people don't like top-posting, I try not to do it except 
occasionally in personal email.  I don't do it on mailing lists.

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