On Apr 2, 2003 at 00:13, Saswata Banerjee & Associates wrote:
The problem which I face, and I know a large number of
others who do so too,
is that if mails are not top-posted, in many cases, we have to actually
search, peek and poke through the mail to find what new comments have been
added. I suspect many of us have in fact missed a few important ideas in
mails not top-posted.
Not if people would use the standard convention of the indent
character '>'. People these days don't seem to do that. I saw on post
elsewhere where the person who replied had not quoted the original in
any way, but his own text was prefixed with '>'.
I do try not to top post mails on ILUG, because most
people here dont want
it that way. But I still prefer top posted mails in most cases.
I use "Interleaved" replies when I want to make a point to point reply.
So you're basically doing what I'm doing in this post.
Else, I simply top post and then delete all things not
required in the
It's usually called "reply without including original in reply". :-)
Use DEVICE=EXXON to screw up your environment.