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 From:  Adam Nellemann <adam at nellemann dot nu>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Top/Bottom Posting
 Date:  Mon, 16 Feb 2004 19:04:47 +0100
I must agree with John on this one (both the part about not policing 
and the one about getting back on topic!)


P.S. If someone really is alergic to top-posting, I'm sure you can 
write a script to auto-fix this in all your incomming mails ;)

John Voigt wrote:
> Actually, I find it a little irritating that we seem to have netiquette
> police here.  Even more irritating that they seem to think that bottom
> posting is the only acceptable way as I actually prefer top posting since
> most times I just read the original post and really don't need to wade
> through it again to get to the "answer".  And it's most irritating when
> someone conveniently rearranges what I've said under the guise of "fixing"
> my top posting.  That said I usually try and be nice and bottom post since
> that's what some in here seem to prefer (though I sometimes forget and I
> didn't this time just to make a point) and all you have to do with outlook
> is set your format to "plain text" and it will format your reply with the
> little > char in front of each line rather than the stupid long vertical
> lines outlook usually uses.  You can then put your reply anywhere you want.
> For longer posts with several points it's also better for most people
> reading replies to "middle post" answering points inline.
> Anyway, please folks let's stop criticizing peoples posting habits and
> concentrate on the content of what they have to say - seems a lot more
> productive to me.  Nobody really needed to waste time reading this crap I
> just wrote and it has nothing to do with m0n0wall.
> John Voigt, President
> Reston Wireless, LLC
> High speed internet service
> no smoke, no mirrors, no wires (tm)
> http://www.reston-wireless.net/
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Brandon Holland" <brandon at cookssaw dot com>
> To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 10:31 AM
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Top/Bottom Posting
>>How do you correctly bottom post in MS Outlook?
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