Top-posting shenanigans (was: Re: ASR33 $1000+ And Counting...)

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Thu Feb 24 16:48:47 2005

>From: "Jules Richardson" <>
>IME *typically* the people who top-post come from an environment where
>they've only ever used Outlook as their email client. I'm not sure why
>that link exists, but it's been my observation.

 No! 'Never used it and I prefer top posting in many cases.
>Everyone's entitled to do their own thing, of course. Personally I find
>messages that have been top-posted bloody annoying to read as there's no
>context beforehand without first starting at the bottom of the message
>(which doesn't seem very logical), and of course it goes really pear-
>shaped when people start mixing styles in a thread :(

 One follows context by reading things in order, older messages first
and then newer ones. Connect the dots by following the thread.

Received on Thu Feb 24 2005 - 16:48:47 GMT

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