[BangPypers] [OT] Guido's Tweet on Top Posting

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 07:39:52 CEST 2009


Why?

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:
> On Friday 11 Sep 2009 10:54:27 am srid wrote:
>> >From Wikipedia:
>>
>> """
>> Objections to top-posting on newsgroups, as a rule, seem to come from
>> persons who first went online in the earlier days of Usenet, and in
>> communities that date to Usenet's early days. Until the mid-90s,
>> top-posting was unknown and interleaved posting an obvious standard
>> that all net.newcomers had to learn. Among the most vehement
>> communities are those in the Usenet comp.lang hierarchy, especially
>> comp.lang.c and comp.lang.c++. Top-posting is more tolerated on the
>> alt hierarchy. Newer online participants, especially those with
>> limited experience of Usenet, tend to be less sensitive to arguments
>> about posting style.
>> """
>
> BS
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> Kenneth Gonsalves
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