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From: Terry King
Subject: Re: OT: Posting Style Vote - all lurkers please respond
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 19:54:05 -0500
Organization: Mountain ClockWorks
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Top post for simple responses, because those really following the thread
already "Get It". Quick intro to where you're going if more complex.
> There has been much discussion about top vs bottom posting. I for one
> am sick of it and would like to put it to a vote. What I'd like is for
> everyone to reply once and only once to this message, saying either
> 'top post only', 'bottom post only' or 'don't care that much' -
> whatever posting method you prefer. This will let everyone see if top
> posting is really such a big issue or if it's just a few vocal
Interspersed responses to more complex issues. This is an ENGINEERING
forum; therefore the correct answer is often "It Depends".
What it depends ON is often what Engineering is all about.
> If there are more 'bottom post's' then 'don't cares' and 'top posts' I
> personally will stop top posting.
> Thanks alot, and please don't turn this into another flame thread.
> Voting period ends 30 November.
Salutations if appropriate at the end:
Anything of significant interest and complexity has more than one 'right'
Why Fight About it?
Regards, Terry King ...In The Woods In Vermont
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