posting style preferences was Re: Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone (was Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?)

DJDAS djdas at
Fri Jun 26 12:32:15 CEST 2009

FINALLY!!!! :) Thumbs up!

arne anka ha scritto:
> any chance you fight that out somewhere else?
> the discussions about the prefered posting style (and no, there's no  
> rule!) is as old as the internet -- and both positions still live and kick.
> that can only mean one thing:
> for both prefs good reasons exist and no party could ever convince the  
> other one.
> if you, please, would stop to argue on that mostly religuous level and  
> look to what you (hopefully) want to achieve?
> "do not top post!" is as stupid as "do not bottom post!", and assumptions  
> what users do, are always subjective -- if i receive a mail with bottom  
> posting, i don  not read the entire mail, but scroll to the part not cited  
> (usually marked by different color or missing symbol at line position 0).
> simply always cut down the mail to tzhe neccissities, do not stupidly type  
> either bottom or top.
> the realy annoyance is not top or bottom posting, the real annoyance are  
> those stupid mails where simply everything everybody once saidf is  
> included -- and even those fighting for "nettiquette" do that very often!
> a good rule _would_ be to imagine, that recipients _are_ reading the mails  
> on their fr -- it easily reminds you to not live for dogms but for common  
> sense.
> btw: those lengthy mails are annoying not only on the fr but even on my  
> netbook with about 600px screen height! and that is use rather often to  
> check mails.
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