how do I append a PR I submitted?

Chris Rees utisoft at
Tue Jun 30 06:37:09 UTC 2009

2009/6/30  <perryh at>:
> Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at> wrote:
>> > See subject
>> It is impolite to expect someone responding to a message to
>> have to go back to the subject line like this.
>> > See subject
>> is a very inadequate and somewhat tersely offensive.
> To each his own, I guess.  In the case of a one-liner question
> which is adequately asked in the Subject, some of us find it a bit
> annoying to see the same question repeated as the only body line.
>> It certainly does not help those with a text based Email reader
>> that does not show the subject in the included text for a response.
> I'd expect it to have been reused -- prepended with Re: if it didn't
> already start that way -- as the Subject: of the reply.

Assuming you hit Reply to every question like that....


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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A: Top-posting.
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