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Re: please don't top-post

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 03:04:13PM +0200, Bertrand Yvain wrote:
> Badly formatted e-mails are likely to remain unread.  Hence, they are
> noise.
> If you plan to participate to a community, the first thing to do is to
> know (and abide) to the rules that govern it.

and even on a purely self-serving pragmatic level, it's generally a
good idea NOT to piss off people you're asking for help to solve your

'enlightened self-interest' says to follow proper email etiquette - no
top-posting, no bottom-posting, trim quoted material to the bare minimum
require to preserve context for your reply and if you can't do that for
any reason then don't quote anything at all.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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