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Re: top posting netiquette



On Friday 29 September 2006 02:23 pm, Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 09:25 +0100, Thufir wrote:
> > Hiya,
> >
> > Of course, this is an e-mail list.  I prefer to read it as an nntp group
> > via gmane.  So, in e-mail top posting (for whatever reason) is the norm,
> > while, in nntp land (usenet), top posting is frowned upon.
>
> Within an organization, or a conversation between 2 or 3 persons it is
> not out of bounds to top post since that is a private conversation.
>
> Within an email list top posting is impossible (or nearly so) to follow
> for one not reading every single post.
>
> See my other answer to this for references.
>
> > I'm reading this list via gmane.  Top posting is in or out?
> >
> >
> > -Thufir
How aboutmiddle posting ? ;-)

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