Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2014 Archives by date, by thread · List index

On 6/02/2014 5:31 am, Robert Holtzman wrote:
On Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 01:37:52PM +0000, Tom Davies wrote:

Bottom posting requires a ton of extra work such as trimming and such
which office workers really do not have time for.

Trimming is a sensible thing to do, whichever way you post. It's work for the poster, not the reader, and top-posting is a benefit for the reader, not (primarily) the poster.

I really hope you don't mean that trimming is a waste of time. Ever see
a reply to a digest message that quoted the whole digest. What fun.

But doesn't trimming undermine the argument? How can the discussion be read sequentially when bits of it have been deleted?

Peter West
"For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself?"

To unsubscribe e-mail to:
Posting guidelines + more:
List archive:
All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.