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Re: [SLE] Re: Why this mailing list can not reply to it self?
  • From: Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 09:37:17 -0400
  • Message-id: <200607180937.17366.gaf@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 17 July 2006 6:50 pm, James Knott wrote:
> Ken Schneider wrote:
> > Even evolution defaults to the cursor being at the top. Dumb, just
> > plain dumb.
>
> Generally, in email, top posting is the norm. It's the mail lists that
> are "non-standard".
I've been using email since at least 1976. There are a number of lists where
the norm is top-posting and a number where the norm is bottom posting. It
depends on the convention used by the particular list.

BTW: Kmail places the cursor at the top, Sylpheed-claws places it at the
bottom.
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