Top posting

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 11:19:15 MDT 2010


On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 11:15:41AM -0600, Levi Pearson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org> wrote:
> > You do have to admit, Ryan and Levi displayed exceptional creativity.
> > You'd think the topic would be dead by now, but by shear force of will
> > they managed to turn the simple observation that "if you want to look
> > like a local, Linux-related mailing lists tend to prefer trimmed,
> > context posted replies" into the revelation that anyone who dares point
> > that out is an immature idiot.
> 
> Heh, you know very well I didn't reply to "if you want to look like a
> local, Linux-related mailing lists tend to prefer trimmed, context
> posted replies".  I posted in reply to emails about top-posting
> *outside* of Linux-related mailing lists, and specifically about the
> association of top-posting with the general laziness of a person.  You
> can encourage people to not top-post on this list all you want, and
> I'll be happy about it.

You have to admit, the drama on this mailing list is more intriguing
than any soap opera or reality TV show on the air toady.

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