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Lindsay judenlinz@o...
Fri Apr 8 22:15:23 NZST 2005


I'm on a PC helpers list that 'insist' on top posting - well, then,
that's MS I suppose.

On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 16:34 +1200, David Nicholls wrote:
> From: David Nicholls 
> Sent: Friday, 8 April 2005 4:05 pm
> Subject: RE: [wlug] Top posting
> 
> Interestingly enough, I was just doing some goooooooooooooooooogle
> research (cheers greig!), and came across a reasonably old netiqette
> article which seemed to indicate that both top *and* bottom posting were
> acceptable so long as it was clear what you were quoting and you - as
> someone else put it - didn't quote an entire email (just enough to get
> the idea/topic).  And of course interspersed is fine too.
> 
> Most of the stuff ive found seems to indicate this, even an RFC written
> by intel in '94. Mostly it seems to by left to the preference of the
> user and community you are communicating with.
> 
> Cheers...
> David
> -----------------
> 
> Oh I forgot to include this:
> An inforative & humourous guide to writing on the internet (posting to
> email lists/usenet) entitled how to write - rude words are included.
> http://www.digiserve.com/eescape/closet/silly/Write-Like-A-Wanker.html
> 
> Cheers...
> david
> 
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