[wp-hackers] [OT] Top posting

Diaan Mynhardt diaan at dreamfoundry.co.za
Tue Sep 29 21:25:00 UTC 2009

Azhaguselvan wrote:
> May i know why most of you top-post?
> I thought that is not a correct etiquette for a *mailing-list* , since
> the mails are going to be archived. 

It used to be taboo to reply at the top of a message ("top posting") 
until Microsoft made it the default setting.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

Diaan Mynhardt
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