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From: Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>
To: Steven Cole <elenstev@mesatop.com>,
	bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Posting format
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 18:03:27 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030724160327.GB22052@louise.pinerecords.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030724154732.GJ32585@rdlg.net>

> [Robert.L.Harris@rdlg.net]
> 
> On the other hand if everyone posted at the top it would be considerably
> easier reading for those who have been following the conversation
> without having to scroll down and figure out where comments and the
> conversation is at.

So how do you context-quote when replying at the top?

Original text:

	Argument A.
	Argument B.

Reply:

	Reply intro text.

	Reaction A.
	> Argument A.

	Reaction B.
	> Argument B.

I don't think so.  Awkward (mixing directions) and confusing.

> For those new to the conversation they can just start at the bottom and
> scroll up.

Ever actually tried doing that?  IMHO it's not half as practical and
natural as reading from the top down.  (You have to keep scrolling,
searching for block starts.)

-- 
Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-24 15:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-23 20:18 2.6.0-test1-ac3 still broken on Adaptec I2O Robert L. Harris
2003-07-23 20:22 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 22:00   ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-23 22:53     ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-23 23:32       ` Posting format bill davidsen
2003-07-24  0:52         ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-24 15:14         ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 15:47           ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-24 16:03             ` Tomas Szepe [this message]
2003-07-24 16:52               ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 17:15                 ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-24 17:42                   ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 16:03             ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 16:05             ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 23:15             ` Bill Davidsen
2003-07-24 23:24             ` CaT
2003-07-25  2:59               ` jw schultz
2003-07-25  3:33                 ` Miles Bader
2003-07-24 15:24         ` [OT] " Sean Neakums
2003-07-23 20:24 ` 2.6.0-test1-ac3 still broken on Adaptec I2O Alan Cox
2003-07-23 21:20   ` Samuel Flory
2003-07-23 22:17     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24  8:01       ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-24 11:24         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 17:37 Posting format Mudama, Eric
2003-07-24 18:57 John Bradford
2003-07-25 18:49 ` Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra
2003-07-25 20:35 John Bradford
2003-07-25 22:10 ` jw schultz

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