[Python-ideas] Posting style

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Tue Jan 10 12:22:16 CET 2012


   I very much hope I do not embarrass the audience but people can we
return back to email etiquette? Inline quoting instead of top-posting,
proper trimming instead of overquoting, an empty line to separate quoted
text from the reply.

   Sorry for the noise but can I ask at least? Yes, I am an old fart
joined the Net at 1991, but I find netiquette really useful for effective
communication and deviations from it inconvenient and annoying.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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