Reply above Quotation

Dee Ayy dee.ayy at
Sat Jul 26 17:42:07 CEST 2008

When I first joined this list, I had more important things to do than
to get involved in the discussion of top-posting, and I was actually
shocked to see someone actually advocating top-posting.  I have NEVER
seen top-posting recommended.  However, I have come across a few
awesome signatures such as the following which I came across today.
So I just had to share it with this thread:

A: Because it fouls the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?

And a quick search on why anyone would advocate top-posting yielded:

TOP-POSTED [REPLIED ABOVE THE QUOTATION] for the benefit of Arne and
those minds which somehow prefer this method, and who apparently have
not found a nicely threaded free email reader like  I'd send
you an invite to Gmail, but you just don't need them anymore.

I sure hope it's not a rule for this list...OMFG LOL.

Today will be a day short remembered:  It has seen the postings of
modern mobile app devs and will soon see the postings of old-school

On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 12:33 PM, arne anka <openmoko at> wrote:
>>> If your going to quote the email your replying to, please reply above
>>> the quotation.
>>> Its hard enough wading through 300 emails a day without having to page
>>> down to see the reply.

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