Salary Spin

Alex Esplin alex.esplin at
Mon Aug 20 18:45:36 MDT 2007

On 8/19/07, rog <circle at> wrote:
> I am perplexed why
> everyone seems to hate top posting?  The way emails from the SLUG come
> to me.  When the reply is at the bottom,  I have to keep reading the
> same opening message over and over.  Then use the mouse to scroll to the
> bottom.  When top posting is used.  I can read at least the first two
> lines of the reply.  Decide whether I am interested.  I guess this post
> will not display correctly either.  Please advise how to set this thing.

That's why we say, "Trim and bottom post."  Bottom posting in and of
itself is not sufficient if you have to slog through everything
everyone has said on the subject.  That is why we trim.  Then you can
collect the necessary context on the way to the reply at the bottom.

Alex Esplin

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