D'Arcy J.M. Cain
darcy at druid.net
Mon Feb 23 15:55:57 EST 2009
On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:29:42 +0100
Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree that top posting on a message like this is not very convenient,
Not convenient for thousands, slightly convenient for you.
> but for simple messages ...
It is still better to follow the suggestions I posted. Also see
> >> I don't have to scroll (assuming that I know from previous readings the
> >> content of the previous message).
> > But how do you know what part of the message is being replied to?
> simple messages, 1 issue ?
So, "simple" messages one rule and others a different rule? Who
decides what is simple and what isn't. If two people put the line in
different places that would really mess up the flow of an exchange
> When I write a report, almost nobody is interested in all
> investigations, arguments,
> most are only interested in the conclusion and is therefor always on top.
You are talking about an abstract in a paper. That is not the same as
a dialogue. It's not even close.
> btw, it's also polite (in some cultures) to sign your messages ;-)
Hmm. I appreciate that you took the time to remove my signature from
your reply but I don't think that you should then claim that I never
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy at druid.net> | Democracy is three wolves
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