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Re: Gnome Packages annoyances

On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 11:43:08AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Karsten" == Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:
>     Karsten> Place your response *after* quoted material.
> Why?

Makes it read like a conversation.  "Question?  Answer!" makes more
sense to read than "Answer!  Question?"

> I like to see the new message at the top, instead of having to scroll
> down to access it. Especially in this case, since you can tell what
> the poster is saying without reading the quoted message.
> I thought it would make it easier for you too, since you don't have to
> read the entire message to find out if it is relevant or not.

Ahh, but if your mailer colors quoted text, you know what to skim and
what to read carefully.  I far prefer to see the context before the
response; otherwise I forget what the response is to and it doesn't
make sense.


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	Celibacy is not hereditary.

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