OT: top-posting vs. inline responses

Simon Brunning SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk
Mon Jan 21 12:34:42 CET 2002

> From:	Delaney, Timothy [SMTP:tdelaney at avaya.com]
> Personally, I find it a real trial - Outlook is mandated at work, and it
> can
> be really difficult to avoid top-posting - especially when *other* people
> insist that your send rtf or html messages in reply so that *their*
> formatting isn't lost ... which means their text is indented, and if you
> try
> to intersperse your comments they end up indented as well :(
Outlook is mandated at my place of work too. Note that there's a 'decrease
indent' button on the toolbar, which kinda-sorta works. Note that if you are
inserting a comment in the middle of someone else's comments it is best to
include a line containing a single space before and after your comments, and
use the 'decrease indent' option on the whole lot. Then it works.

Simon Brunning.

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