Re: [NTLK] Top-Posting (OT)

From: Laurent Daudelin <>
Date: Sun Jun 25 2006 - 00:27:25 EDT

on 24/06/06 13:34, L.W. Brown at wrote:

> And because some people simply cannot learn to read _below_ for prior
> history, and others quote too much text.
> However, scrolling past reams of what you have already read to find
> the new text is a pain (again, people tend to quote too much).
> On 24. Jun, 2006, at 10:14, david wrote:
>> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
>> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
>> A: Top-posting.
>> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

But I, for one, still find it more painful to read top posting messages then
bottom posting ones because I usually read from top to bottom, not the other
way around.


Laurent Daudelin   AIM/iChat: LaurentDaudelin    <>
Logiciels Nemesys Software     
obi-wan error: /oh'bee-won` er'*r/ n. [RPI, from `off-by-one' and the
Obi-Wan Kenobi character in "Star Wars"] A loop of some sort in which the
index is off by 1. Common when the index should have started from 0 but
instead started from 1. A kind of off-by-one error. See also zeroth.
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