For all you top posters out there, this is for you...

Paul Seamons paul at seamons.com
Thu Feb 28 10:42:10 MST 2008


On Thursday 28 February 2008, John M. Anderson wrote:
> > But I only keep the stuff that's useful to me.  I delete threads quite
> > regularly. If someone replies to a thread I've deleted, top-posting
> > provides no context.  Each e-mail is thus standalone.
>
> Whats the verdict on middle posting?

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>
> > The most common complaint by people I hear is that they don't want to
> > scroll down through tons of quoted material.  This happens because
> > bottom posters are as lazy as top posters.  The only true way is to
> > middle post, replying to people's questions as they ask them, and
> > trimming old replies and old quotes.
>
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