[Python-Dev] Top-posting on this list

Fred Drake fdrake at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 06:59:47 CEST 2009

On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> That's no reason to squander it, though. Quoting the entire
> message every time makes the size of the thread grow as
> O(n**2), and makes things harder to read as well. That's
> just senseless.

Most importantly, insufficient trimming makes many of us start to
ignore threads we'd otherwise want to read more carefully or
participate in, because the tedium of wading through all the quotes to
make sure we catch all the content.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." --Henry Miller

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