Mason Loring Bliss mason at blisses.org
Thu Aug 16 01:48:47 UTC 2018

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 01:43:23AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:

> Remember:
> Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> Top-posting.
> What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
> And:
> Yes.
> Are you sure?
> Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> Why is top posting frowned upon?

I want to steal all of this now.

Thank you. From my perspective, anything other than interleaved posting is an
abomination. Bottom posting containing pages of cruft is just as bad as top

If our tools make it hard to write email properly, we need better tools. Then
again, maybe people need to have a better introduction to good tools.

Maybe documentation is the answer.

> http://www.idallen.com/topposting.html


Mason Loring Bliss  ((   If I have not seen as far as others, it is because
 mason at blisses.org   ))   giants were standing on my shoulders. - Hal Abelson
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