[ltp] top posting

cr linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 9 Apr 2012 23:52:43 +1200

On Saturday 07 April 2012 13:32:45 David Griffith wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Apr 2012, Florian Reitmeir wrote:
> > On 04/06/2012 07:54 PM, Phil Shotton wrote:
> >> Isn't that exactly what you've done?
> >> 
> >> Also, if you read the wikipedia page to which you refer you will find
> >> that top posting is the norm these days. I actually delete many ltp
> >> posts unread as bottom posting is just too much of a pain. Strangely
> >> this is the only forum I read on which top posting gets slammed. Perhaps
> >> people need to get out more.
> > 
> > yeah i know, all microsoft type mail programms do it that way, never the
> > less, if you read a lot of mailing lists, its really hard to keep track
> > content of the posting without scrolling a lot to the old message.
> Top-posting is like taking a crap in your pants because that's where your
> arse was when you needed to go.

Love it!!    Illustrates the point perfectly.