dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 16:58:08 CST 2015
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of wulfman
> Sent: 11 December 2015 19:26
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Subject: Re: TOP POSTING
> Thunderbird has calendars now.
Only with more plug-ins....
> On 12/11/2015 11:47 AM, Dave G4UGM wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of
> >> Mouse
> >> Sent: 10 December 2015 01:32
> >> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> >> 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
> >> There are good civilized email clients available in plenty; if you
> >> don't
> > happen
> >> to have any, I can only assume you can't be bothered.
> > I have searched high and low for a decent e-mail client for Windows.
> > All the ones I have tried suck in some way. Outlook will no longer let
> > me post in-line on HTML mails. FreeBird won't look at calendars. Em is
> >>>> get with the times
> >> No.
> >> If your email client defaults to top-posting, it probably also
> >> defaults to
> > no-
> >> trimming, which is possibly an even greater offense; take a few
> >> moments to trim your quotes for relevance and put your text where it
> >> belongs (which
> > is
> >> inline after the parts you're responding to, not just moved to the
> > bottom). If
> >> your email client won't let you do that, it is just plain broken and
> >> has
> > no place
> >> in civilized discourse.
> >> Or, of course, feel free to be as obnoxious as you want in how you
> >> format your outbound email. But everyone else is equally free to
> >> ignore you. I know I certainly am likely to, if you insist on
> >> top-posting and/or not
> > trimming.
> >>> Top posting implies that you are only interested in computers from
> >>> the 1990s or newer.
> >> Actually, it's just plain arrogant (and/or rude). I've written up a
> >> piece
> > which
> >> describes how I see this, which is at ftp.rodents-
> >> montreal.org:/mouse/blah/2012-09-26-1a.txt; the last three paragraphs
> >> are especially relevant to this point.
> >> /~\ The ASCII Mouse
> >> \ / Ribbon Campaign
> >> X Against HTML mouse at rodents-montreal.org
> >> / \ Email! 7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39 4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B
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