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)
> ----- 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
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