Bottom posting in Gmail [Was:Re: OT: Cloud Computing is coming to ...]

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Wed Jul 21 21:51:58 UTC 2010

On 07/21/2010 05:46 PM, Tom H wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem at> wrote:
>>> In fact, it makes top posting preferable since Gmail hides all the
>>> bottom posted material.  It's still there if you need to read it, but
>>> generally you don't. ;-)
>> I use Gmail in TB3, but someone asked me about bottom posting in Gmail,
>> I give to him this solution.
>> - Use Firefox
>> - Install Greasemonkey[1]
>> - Install "(New) Gmail Bottom Posting"  Userscript [2].
> All this in order not to have to scroll down to the bottom of a
> message?! (in any browser)

No, actually, those using Thunderbird (esp those who think bottom
posting is a pain) should install the Quote Collapse add-on.  If you
need to read the collapsed quote, just click on the +.

Kevin J. Cummings
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