bad posting habits, jeremy bernstein and scientific cranks
m-iizuka at cp.jp.nec.com
Thu Mar 31 06:16:50 UTC 2005
From: Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
Subject: Re: bad posting habits, jeremy bernstein and scientific cranks
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 14:50:24 +0100
> You're right, it's not life or death and people will post however they
> think appropriate. But the people that persist in top/html-posting after
> being asked not to do so won't be getting help from the people that
> object to it, and that does appear to include most of the most
> knowledgeable people on the list. So by not following the list
> conventions, you're shooting yourself in the foot. But that's your choice.
Oh!, now, finally, I come to understand as follows. Thanks.
There must be top-posters(T), bottom-posters(B), html-posters(H),
plain-text-posters(P), and so on. This is fact and it's a freedom. But
after some mail-following-work(quoting, what to say?) among each
other, mail text will be as follows in any quoting orders,
.... (any combination)
For sure, those are obviously not human (easily) readable texts. And
it might charge heavy trimming work for last posters. That's why minimal
rule required. I did not notice. Hmmmm.
// M. Iizuka of Visual Spatial
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