TOP POSTING (was: RE: Best 200 buck I have ever spent!!! Deal of a lifetime!!!
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 16:48:56 CST 2015
It does not make sense for the ply to come at the end. It's a total waste of
time having to re-read all the unnecessary crap many times just to get to a
one sentence reply.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of tony
> Sent: 10 December 2015 17:07
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
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> Subject: RE: TOP POSTING (was: RE: Best 200 buck I have ever spent!!! Deal
> of a lifetime!!!
> > All the email clients I have are top posting get with the times you
> > guys
> I have no desire to 'get with the times' -- this is classiccmp after all.
> If your mail program doesn't let you scroll to the end of a message and
> typing then it is fundametnally broken. It may not be convenient, but that
> not my problem!
> Like most English-speakers I read text from top to bottom. As a result it
> makes sense for the reply to come _after_ the original message. And how on
> earth do you reply to individual points if you top-post? Put the reply
> the paragraph you are commenting on???
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