[CentOS] Help me

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Mon Sep 1 11:03:59 UTC 2008


Ewwwwww! Loooooonnnnngggggg lines!  :-)

On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 04:05 +0000, russ at vshift.com wrote:
> Top posting is when you put your reply on top of the original message, the way I'm doing.  Apparently some people prefer that for some reason which dates back to the days of newsgroups.  Some people also don't understand that not all clients support bottom posting.
> 
> Interestingly enough, we use top posting 99% of the time at work, even though it takes extra effort to do so in thunderbird.  We had a new employee that started with us, and used bottom posting on some of her replies, and most people thought that her replies were empty.  

ISTR that T'bird has preferences for this. Not so? I use it and have NP
interspersing my responses with the quoted text.

BTW, I don't think "bottom" posting is as good as interspersed text, but
it is less labor-intensive (for the *poster*) to just do top or bottom.

> <snip>

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Bill



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