[Mailman-Users] I'd prefer clients had collapsing features, not top-post; do away with mailing list digests
steve at pearwood.info
Fri Apr 3 13:55:44 CEST 2015
On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 08:09:12PM -0700, David Benfell wrote:
> The consensus on most technical lists I've seen is very strongly in
> favor of bottom posting,
Surely not. Bottom-posting is, if anything, worse than top-posting. With
top-posting at least you get to see the reply at the top of
the post, and can delete it and move on with your life. With bottom-
posting you have to scroll past seven pages of quoted text before you
get to see their reply.
> with top-posters subject to flaming. But
> outside that world, I find top-posting to be the norm. I agree with
> the logic of bottom-posting, because it is--well--logical, but cannot
> hope to prevail.
Perhaps you mean interleaved or inline posting, as I've done here?
 Often one line. On technical lists, that's often "Works for me." On
non-technical lists, "Me too!".
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