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From: John Manko <jmanko@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Unsubscribe
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 16:43:13
Message-Id: 43060AF9.2030006@johnmanko.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Unsubscribe by Chris Ritchey
What's the big deal? Is top posting bad posting practice?

Chris Ritchey wrote:

>On 8/17/05, Uwe Thiem <uwix@××××.na> wrote: > > >>On 17 August 2005 19:32, Justin Denick wrote: >> >> >>>Please excuse me for this question, but what is "top posting" >>> >>> >>It's what you are doing. Replying at the top of the email you are replying >>to. ;-) >> >>Uwe >> >> > >Thank You! I was wondering what top-posting was as well and all these >idiotic responses of "you just did it" does help cause then one would >just go "What did I do? as far as I know I just replied." > > > >>>On 8/17/05, Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk> wrote: >>> >>> >>>>On Wed, 17 Aug 2005 13:24:31 -0400, Willie Wong wrote: >>>> >>>> >>>>>Wow! This is spectacular! Not only did he sent out the unsubscribe >>>>>mail the (most popular) wrong way, he also made the faux pas of >>>>>hijacking a thread! If only two wrongs can make a right q= >>>>> >>>>> >>>>At least he didn't top post or use HTML :) >>>> >>>> >>>>-- >>>>Neil Bothwick >>>> >>>>The geek shall inherit the earth. >>>> >>>> >>-- >>95% of all programmers rate themselves among the top 5% of all software >>developers. - Linus Torvalds >> >>http://www.uwix.iway.na (last updated: 20.06.2004) >>-- >>gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list >> >> >> >> > > > >
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Re: [gentoo-desktop] [WAY OT] On Top Posting Willie Wong <wwong@×××××××××.EDU>