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Re: top posting netiquette



From: "Grumpy_Penguin" <grumpypenguin qwest net>
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 ? ;-)

Don't inspire be to do upside down or inside out posting.... It might
stick.

{^_^}


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