freebsd vs. netbsd

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Thu Jun 11 15:06:08 UTC 2020

On Thu, 11 Jun 2020 10:20:53 -0400
Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 10:10 AM Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>
> wrote:
> >         There is a different set of conventions appropriate in the
> > corporate email context (and probably personal email but threads are
> > less common there). To whit top posting and retention of complete
> > context.
> >
> Oddly people usually say inline is the better way to preserve context (I
> actually agree).

	Yes it is, in a mailing list. However in the corporate environment
where you might receive a mail thread that has been bouncing around for
some time because someone thinks you can usefully contribute. In that
context having the complete history available in the message helps even if
you have to read the whole stack from the bottom up to catch up.

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