[Foundation-l] Top posting

Domas Mituzas midom.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 18:48:39 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Gerard Meijssen
<gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoi,
> An important thread has been derailed by an off topic comment. For your
> information, and for the somanyth time, top posting comes easy when you use
> a modern tool like GMAIL. It automatically hides whatever came before. This
> whole notion has no relevance to me as a consequence.  I get hundreds of
> mails and the notion that one should be answered differently then others is
> not easy to consider. I answer to the content to a mail and that is not
> related to who will receive it.
> Given that for people who use software that is not as helpful as mine, the
> experience rates as a nuisance as I appreciate it. It is similar to the use
> of words or acronyms that are likely not to be understood. For me KTHX is
> one such, the top rated result makes it a radio station and it took me some
> time to find that it is likely to mean "Ok, thanks".  The point is not that
> such words or acronyms should not be used, it is just to indicate that
> nuisances come in many forms and are a fact of life.
> Thanks,
>        GerardM
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