From: "Brill Pappin"
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: OT: Posting Style Vote - all lurkers please respond
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Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 04:04:37 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 23:04:37 EST
> YAFI. How can you tell whether you'll be interested or not unless
> you read it?^) Duhhh....
> Then you say you don't care how people post _as long as_ you can see
> the context, which puts the onus on _them_ to meet _your_
> conditions, which means that you _do_ care how they post.
Nope... I don't... only thing that annoys me is no space betweent he post
and reply, but I can still get the context If I bother to read it.... if I
can't, it doesn't get read... no loss for me.
> Please note that the order of the responses to the last two
> sentences of your post is reversed in the two paragraphs preceding
I actually didn't have any touble reading your post... though I was thinking
you'd messed it up a little... You will notice though that I didn't get
upset about it.
> So far there have been about 40 articles posted to this thread and,
> had you taken the trouble to read them you might have come to the
Actually, I did read them... and its still a non-issue... like arguing over
where your braces are when you write code... whats the point?
> If it's a non-issue as far as you're concerned, then what's all the
> self-aggrandizing elitist lip about? I bet you think you're pretty
> important, huh?
> Well, you might be, but...
Nope... I'm not... so what's with all the "Eloquent" language yourself? I
don't know if you realize this, but it makes it a lot harder to take what
your saying seriously and now dismiss you out of hand...
why do I bother to post to this thread you might ask... well, I'd have to
say its fun watching you get all upset about it!
No worries... I'll eventually kill the thread anyway ;)
- Brill Pappin