From: John Larkin
Subject: Re: NG etiquette
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 20:49:31 -0800
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and bottom posting, the result is a disorganized mess.
top to bottom. If various posters alternate between top
in time, and to read things like books and newspapers from
The problem with top posting is that people tend to think foreward
On 17 Nov 2002 17:07:01 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Al
>Could someone please explain what's wrong with top posting? I top post
>'cause I use google groups, which truncates long posts. What ends up
>happeneing for long /interesting threada if that for every single
>post, aroung 5 clicks and a delay of 9-12 seconds occur. Its rather
>So, what are the pros and cons of top vs bottom posting? Don't say xxx
>is easier to read, say *why* it's easier to read!
>email@example.com (Gibbo) wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
>> John Hall email@example.com wrote:
>> >On 17 Nov 2002 19:28:04 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Gibbo) wrote:
>> >>I think it's time for another quick education on news group posts.
>> >>1. Quote the message you're replying to...
>> >All of it? Always?
>> No - the bits that are relevant. Always.