OT: Top Posting

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Sat Feb 8 00:43:02 CET 2003


So far, nobody's explaining anything :D This resembles US war policy, but I
digress ;)

David LeBlanc
Seattle, WA USA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: python-list-admin at python.org
> [mailto:python-list-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of Roger
> Sent: Friday, February 07, 2003 15:06
> To: Cliff Wells
> Cc: python-list at python.org
> Subject: Re: OT: Top Posting
>
>
> Does it explain what?
>
> Roger
> (for added emphasis)
>
> Around Fri,Feb 07 2003, at 03:01,  Cliff Wells, wrote:
> >Does this explain it?
> >
> >
> >On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 14:28, David LeBlanc wrote:
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: python-list-admin at python.org
> >> > [mailto:python-list-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of Wojtek Walczak
> >> > Sent: Friday, February 07, 2003 8:47
> >> > To: python-list at python.org
> >> > Subject: Re: ternary operator
> >> >
> >> <snip>
> >> >
> >> > ...but, well, in almost any case I'd use while loop, and
> what's _POOR_
> >> > for me is top-posting on Usenet rather than using i=0;while
> ...:... :)
> >> >
> >>
> >> I've never quite understood why it's considered rude to
> top-post, especially
> >> given that most people quote emails verbatim in their reply. I
> already read
> >> that, and I want the new stuff - why scroll past the old stuff
> to get to the
> >> new stuff? It does make sense to embed responses when you're
> responding to
> >> something point by point, but that's not always the form of a reply.
> >>
> >> I suspect that if people trimmed email responses, usenet/ml
> bytes would drop
> >> drastically. I wonder what the spammie hit rate on ">" is? ;)
> >>
> >> Dave LeBlanc
> >> Seattle, WA USA
> >--
> >Cliff Wells, Software Engineer
> >Logiplex Corporation (www.logiplex.net)
> >(503) 978-6726 x308  (800) 735-0555 x308
> >
> >
> >--
> >http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>
>
> --
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list






More information about the Python-list mailing list