[admin] What is top posting, and why should you avoid it?

Andrew Berg bahamutzero8825 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 01:31:12 CEST 2008

Alexander W. Janssen wrote:
> Andrew Berg wrote:
>> James P. Howard, II wrote:
>>> A minor vent:  the problem now is the proliferation of mobile devices
>>> which make it too difficult to not top post.  Users, at this point,
>>> are fooled into thinking this is the correct form due to the lack of a
>>> practical alternative.
>> I think top-posting is common historically because MS Outlook positions
>> the cursor at the beginning of a message by default.
> As for Outlook, I can recomment the Outlook quote-fixes:
> http://jump.to/outlook-quotefix

I know a couple people to whom I could recommend this. I use a good MUA 
myself, but they don't have too much of a choice (work computers).
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