Re: Proper sources list from Jessie > Stretch
- Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2017 13:19:40 +0200
- From: Siard <shiems146@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Proper sources list from Jessie > Stretch
> > Sorry for the top-post but I think it is appropriate
> It is not ever appropriate, no matter what you think. Ric
I do not quite agree. Bottom posting and top posting are different
styles of responding; choosing between them depends on your purpose.
Especially in a corporate environment, the previous correspondence is
usually not meant to be read first, but rather meant as a reference.
That's why top posting is usually preferable there.
In a technical list like this one, bottom posting is obviously by far
the best method - although exceptions do exist, e.g. when for some
reason it is desirable that the reply is being read first.
What you *think*, your intuition, is usually a good indication for that.
Maybe better not let it overrule by rigid rules....?