Re: Posting Order
- Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 16:36:53 -0800
- From: L A Walsh <cygwin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Posting Order
On 2/9/2019 10:26 AM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2019-02-09 07:46, L A Walsh wrote:
>> That's why it is very surprising to see computer people treat
>> 'email' as a "log" instead of like a chat w/history...
> Logs can be displayed most recent first, -
usually not without a special reader. Especially not when they are
Even email - if printed out...if they only top posted, only would need
to print first page or so of text, but otherwise, need to print 50+pages
support incident from hell)....
> I expect bottom posting and trimming for subscriber or volunteer groups like
> this, to respect the time and effort of those doing the work, and reduce the
> bandwidth distributed across the internet (or U
But if they don't trim, you have to download all the old stuff before
you can read the new stuff.
Say you are reading over a 1200 baud serial line and have to page through
50K of previous text...
If they don't trim, top posting would be more efficient for your line usage.
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