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On 2014-02-22 4:28 PM, Johnny Rosenberg <> wrote:
I'm subscribed to a few groups myself, maybe I confused this one with the
Apache OpenOffice one, but most of them seems to prefer everything but top
posting. Personally I prefer this way, I'm not sure what to call it, but
I'm doing it right now…

It is called bottom or in-line posting, and is preferred by the more technically inclined.

It is primarily Outlook users who prefer blind top-posting (ie, quoting the entire message they are replying to and adding their comment at the top).

Most people who are rabidly anti bottom/inline posting will go out of their way to complain about how bad bottom posting is, and will invariably use BLIND bottom posting - quoting the ENTIRE message ABOVE your comment, which is admittedly way WORSE than blind top-posting - as examples of why bottom/inline posting is bad. They almost always simply refuse to even acknowledge the difference between BLIND bottom posting, and inline posting (quoting only the relevant portion, and putting your responses/comments AFTER the relevant quoted text, which is much cleaner and easier to read than even top-posting, mainly because you can clearly see the full context).

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