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Re: [Xen-users] Proposal for a xen-users(/devel?) netiquette

To: "Tom Z. Napierala" <tom@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Proposal for a xen-users(/devel?) netiquette
From: "Henning Sprang" <henning_sprang@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 11:39:46 +0200
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On 9/20/06, Tom Z. Napierala <tom@xxxxxx> wrote:
Top-posting is bad, and there is no doubt about it. Why? We, IT people rely on
logic, we are also rather busy. There is no logic in top-posting, and let me
show you small example:
A: Because it fscks up the flow of conversation!
Q: Why is top-posting so bad?
A: Top-posting!
Q: What's the most annoying thing on email lists?

I already tended to let this rule out because there where some people
thinking it's not necessary.

But this example is enough. Even worse - in this example you have only
single lines - in areal conversation, you have to go to the very
bottom of a mail, go up until the first mail starts, read until
bottom, got 2 mails up, read until the end of the second mail, and so
on, it's really ugly, and it can be avoided if people at least get
pointed at it...


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