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

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Feb 25 17:15:40 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 wrote:

> > Succinct, well-trimmed, paragraph wrapped[1], would go along way.
> > If it all fits in a dozen lines or so, for example, it matters a
> > lot less of it's top or bottom posts.
> Getting a paragraph to format with an indicator on the left AND wrap to
> th readers window size is (AFIK) impossible using plain text [granted
> Outlook does a worsejob even with non-paragraph wrapping.]

Not only is it possible, I just did it with your (un-wrapped paragraph
above) using a single keypress in PINE.

> Now using a different font, color, etc would clearly let even a two word
> comment in a long post stand out...but.....

Shall I start talking about how hairy my ass is, people?


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