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Re: [Rabbits] Top posting

  • FromMarnen Laibow-Koser <marnen@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 8 Nov 2010 23:57:01 -0500

On Nov 8, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Marnen Laibow-Koser <marnen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Nov 8, 2010, at 11:13 PM, "Benjamin F. Klahn KSC" <bfklahn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Request denied. Top posting is the default behavior in many modern e-mail programs.

It's a poor default, and should be entirely disregarded.  It breaks conversational order and makes discussions harder to follow. 

Including gmail which I use. It doesn't really matter if we top post or not you're an adult you can figure it out easily enough.

Not true.  Top-posting makes it arimpossible to tell what part of a message is being replied to.  I have been in many discussions where this actually causes major understanding problems. 

Really, I don't understand why anyone would ever choose to top-post.  It has many disadvantages, and not a single advantage (except for perhaps savi

Sorry, I hit "send" by. M

On Nov 8, 2010 10:09 PM, "David Artman" <david.artman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Just an annual request for folks not to top post. Thanks!

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