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

Michael Hennebry hennebry at
Thu Jul 22 14:20:16 UTC 2010

On Thu, 22 Jul 2010, Tim wrote:

> You can argue for bottom posting, but you usually have to scroll past
> lots of needlessly quoted text, as few people trim the quotes.  And
> those that don't tend to be the ones that include 300 lines of quotes.

Rather a lot of the noise on mailing lists is quoted boilerplate:
proof that the quoter's are lazy.

Michael   hennebry at
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Optimist:   The glass is half full.
Engineer:   The glass is twice as big as it needs to be."

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