Top Posting and Message Trimming

Patrick Finnegan pat at
Sat Jun 10 14:21:26 CDT 2006

On Saturday 10 June 2006 14:43, Jay West wrote:
> Don wrote....
> > Is there an "accepted norm" for correspondence, here,
> > with respect to top posting and message trimming?
> I don't know about the "norm", but I can speak to the "accepted"
> part. It's no different here than generally accepted common mailing
> list courtesy. That means.... Please do not top post, and please trim
> messages as appropriate.

But don't overtrim so that someone who sees the message you're sending 
without prior ones has absolutely no clue what you're talking about.  
IMO, that's as annoying as people who reply to a whole digest without 
trimming it at all. :)

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