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Re: top posting netiquette



On Friday 29 September 2006 16:22, Charles Curley wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 02:08:52PM -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 03:33:51PM -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>> > jdow wrote:
>> > >From: "Thufir" <hawat thufir gmail com>
>> > >
>> > >>Hiya,
>> > >>
>> > >>Of course, this is an e-mail list.        I see Thufir is being a
>> > >> I prefer to read it as an nntp group     troll turd. Don't answer
>> > >>via gmane.  So, in e-mail top posting     him. Besides, side
>> > >> posting (for whatever reason) is the norm,        is the only sure
>> > >> way to get while, in nntp land (usenet), top         it all
>> > >> correct.
>> > >>posting is frowned upon.
>> > >>
>> > >>I'm reading this list via gmane.  Top
>> > >>posting is in or out?
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >>-Thufir                                    {^,-}  Joanne
>> >
>> > Isn't saide posting normally done to the left?
>>
>> I assume you mean Said posting, which is usually only done in Egypt.
>
>And I forgot to mention. Since Said posting is usually done in Arabic,
>a right to left script, it is indeed done on the left, so Bob is quite
>correct. However, as Joanne was posting in English, which uses a left
>to right script, she is perfectly correct.
>
>Doesn't everyone know this?

If not, they should, it makes perfect sense that way.

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