Re: Proper sources list from Jessie > Stretch
- Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2017 08:09:26 -0400
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Proper sources list from Jessie > Stretch
On Monday, June 05, 2017 07:19:40 AM Siard wrote:
> Ric Moore:
> > Fungi4All:
> > > 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....?