freebsd vs. netbsd
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Thu Jun 11 14:30:42 UTC 2020
On Thu, 11 Jun 2020 15:51:39 +0200
> Note that even _if_ the MUA (web-based or not) does quote
> the message being replied to (normally with quote prefix,
> in few cases with header-only), there's nothing (!) stopping
> the user from moving the cursor below the quoted text and
> starting the actual reply text.
> On that way, it's even possible to trim the original message
> if needed, and the point _where_ the reply should start (there
> can be more than one!) can be selected by the user.
Some people have argued that it's right to start the cursor at the top
to encourage better quality bottom posting for that reason.
Also in interleaved posting one often starts typing closer to the top
than the bottom.
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