Top posting in a meandeing thread was: Re: Fedora - time to blink

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Sun Nov 27 19:00:20 UTC 2011

Am 27.11.2011 19:32, schrieb Maurizio Marini:
> On Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:13:53 +0000
> Frank Murphy <frankly3d at> wrote:
>> That's what top-posting brings. (Not JZ)
>> Let's see the rant's now.
> A. Because people read from top to bottom.
> Q. Why should I not top post?
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

but only in mailing-lists and there only because not all are doing this

yes i and peopole are reading from top to bottom
and if i follow a conversation i normally know the postings before
so i need only to read the answers

with top-posting i would not have to scroll or ONLY if i have
not read the messages before and even if i do not know the whole
thread i must only ONE TIME scroll down and read from bottom to
top, but only once

so the only real problem is that so many people do not top-posting
and that they which do not realize if the thread was with answers
below the question and suddenly start mixing what is really bad
because you have a question and some answers below and some in top of

in business-communication top posting and TOFU is normally
because with TOFU you need only the last mail of a conversation
and with the top-posting you need not to scroll and see the whole
answer in the preview after select a message

so this is all a point of view

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