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Reply-To: "fred bartoli"
From: "fred bartoli"
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: NG etiquette
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:18:27 +0100
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Spehro Pefhany a écrit dans le message :
> On Tue, 19 Nov 2002 09:15:43 -0800, the renowned John Larkin
> >On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 19:26:22 +0000, John Devereux
> > wrote:
> >>John Larkin wrote:
> >>stupid dumb >>1. Quote the message = Can't we all just
> >>goddam right >> = on side posting?
> >>poster! >>2. DON'T top post. =
> >>Don't right post! >> = John
> (alternates snipped)
> How aboot this?
> e f o
> ot r
> v t
> I h
> . How to post? s
> n k
> i i
> r n
> fo d
> Outer ring posting, of course, is the correct way.
This one have the advantage of letting some time to think to what you post.
But this leads to the delicate question of answering : is it better to
outpost or to innerpost ?
Innerposting for sure will promote short threads.
Outerpost will enable longer and longer answers as the thread goes along.
Also really long developments can be handled by spiral-posting. Inside
spiraling is of course the right way.
l f t
a o a
d d o
a n b
r i a
that is good for the bandwidth. For clearness answers must be interleaved
and written for inside to outside.
> Best regards,
> Best regards,
> Spehro Pefhany
> "it's the network..." "The Journey is the reward"
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