The Right Way to Email - was Re: C & undefined behaviour - was Re: tumble under BSD

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Mon Apr 4 15:21:51 CDT 2016

On 04/04/2016 02:13 PM, Guy Sotomayor wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2016, at 11:07 AM, Dave Woyciesjes <woyciesjes at> wrote:
>>> ------
>>> ... nor would I ever expect you to ;D
>>> IMO the reason that flowed text and top posting have become the norm
>>> is that many people (myself included) find them more efficient and clearer,
>>> both reading and writing;
>> 	How so? Who reads an email message from the bottom up?
> Because I’ve already read all of the other messages in the thread and it’s
> a pain when folks bottom post and include the complete text of all of the
> previous emails.

	Well, yes, that's laziness there. All should be trimmed, except the 
bare minimum needed to understand context; when in a public forum that 
is viewable after the fact.

> I have gotten to the point on this list, that if I can’t see any new text on the
> first page, I skip the email.  I’ve seen cases where there are 100’s of lines
> of old email text and only one new line at the very bottom.
> TTFN - Guy

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