[SpamCop-List] Re: I'm leaving spamcop....
baloo at ursine.ca
Sat May 29 00:12:46 EDT 2004
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Michael Lefevre <michael.spamcop at michaellefevre.com> writes:
> Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Michael Lefevre <michael.spamcop at michaellefevre.com> writes:
>>> How about:
>>> I'd like a coffee with one sugar, but no cream.
>>> : Would you like a coffee?
>>> The first line makes sense without the question.
>> But bones the third person out of a place to continue.
> Only if the third person isn't also top-posting.
Which isn't a reasonable expectation, given standard Internet
convention and written language as we know it.
> I don't. I post however fits in with the forum/newsgroup/email
> correspondence that I'm participating in. My point is only that "don't top
> post because it's backwards" is not a good argument - it fails to
> communicate what's wrong with top posting or that the "right" way isn't
> full quoting and posting underneath.
However, I did mention http://learn.to/quote/ which does go into
detail. Thanks for playing.
<baloo at ursine.ca>
Linux. You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.
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