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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Trimming replies

From: Steven D'Aprano <steve@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:06:50 +1100
On 13/01/13 08:06, Dan Youngquist wrote:

> It really doesn't take 8 levels of quotes, and a whole bunch of text from
> each, to preserve the continuity of a conversation;


> and it defeats the purpose of bottom-posting.

I prefer the terms "interleaved" or "inline posting" rather than bottom
posting, because comments don't appear only at the *bottom* of the email,
at the end of all the quoted text, but are interleaved between quotes,
as if the writers were carrying on a conversation.

> So, I hope we can convince folks to trim their replies a little more.

What he said.