Bottom posting v top posting

Derek Martin invalid at
Tue May 15 19:17:45 UTC 2018

On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 07:15:46PM +0200, Martin Trautmann wrote:
> But are we still discussing bottom vs. top quoting? The here
> recommended style to me is known as INLINE QUOTING, where you do
> trim the quoting to the few lines which will help to understand the
> context of a discussion.

Thank you for making this point.   I kept reading the thread waiting
for someone to make it before I piped up to make it myself.   Bottom
posting is just as loathesome as top posting.  This community prefers
inline responses, the key being what several people have pointed out:
The quoted text is trimmed judiciously to include only enough of what
was previously said to provide adequate context, with responses in
line after the relevant quoted snippet..

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