Re: REQ:Which Linux Flavor?
From: Robert Hull (Robert_at_please.do-not-spam.me.uk)
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 15:14:37 +0000
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, MikeyD
>Robert Hull wrote:
>> In message <email@example.com>, Dan
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
>>>On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 23:24:59 -0600, Dan C
>>>>It's not a myth. Of course it can't be "required" or "enforced", but it
>>>>is indeed recommended in one of the official RFC documents regarding
>>>>conduct on Usenet.
>>>The RFC actually says very little about top posting.
>> So would it be your contention that:
>> "If you are sending a reply to a message or a posting be sure
>> you summarize the original at the top of the message, or include
>> just enough text of the original to give a context"
>> Allows people to post their reply above the original and hence out of
>Yes. Read it again. If you are *summarizing* you should do it at the top. If
>you are quoting, you don't have to put it anywhere in particular.
So, for the avoidance of all doubt, it is your contention that "include
just enough text to give a context" mandates responding outside of the
-- Robert My usual .sig just went on holiday so I'm currently interviewing would-be .sig's to find a stand-in