[LAU] Posting style (was: Re: Autotuner for Linux?)
leoave at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 14:46:50 EST 2009
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 12:23 -0500, Ricardus Vincente wrote:
>> People need to get over their aversion to this top-posting thing.
>> If I have been
>> following the thread, I know what the flow of conversation has been, and
>> appreciate the most recent reply at the TOP of the message, so I do not
>> have to scroll through miles of text to find it.
> If that is the case, why quote anything at all?
> Of course, proper bottom pasting style includes throwing out everything
> not directly relevant to a reply.
> Anyway, this is not about your personal preferences. Bottom posting is
> the accepted norm here and not doing so breaks consistency and I
> consider it disrepectful.
I second the motion, this is the corrected phrase:
People need to get over their top-posting thing.
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