OT: posting style (Re: New XFCE distribution)

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Fri Mar 14 08:04:14 CET 2008

On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 10:50:44 -0700, "Brian J. Tarricone"
<bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:

> [ quoting style - top vs bottom post ]
> Where I work, top-posting and never trimming quotes is the norm.  It's 
> quite gross and impossible to follow if you haven't been in the 
> discussion from the beginning.  But that's how it works.  I'll rarely 
> reply "correctly" because that's just not expected and it actually 
> confuses people sometimes (yes, someone has told me they were confused 
> with one of my replies).
I also experienced this. People who only know the top-post style and
never came across other, possibly better styles (:D), they are really
confused and sometimes even feel affronted by bottom-post, just because
they don't understand it.

But hey, aren't there bigger problems in our lifes?


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