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Re: [SLE] Top posting violates RFC1855 (was: A small request)
  • From: Salman Khilji <skhilji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2002 03:39:50 -0800
  • Message-id: <200211030339.50843.skhilji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Yes...Good idea.

Now where's the moron who is top-posting here!

Salman


On Saturday 02 November 2002 18:31, rex wrote:
> jaakko tamminen <jaakko.tamminen@xxxxxxxxxx> [2002-11-02 18:13]:
> > Yet another, who think that he is the only one being correct...
>
> For newbies that think top posting is OK, I suggest that they read RFC1855.
>
> http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1855.html
>
> [...]
>
> Be brief without being overly terse. When replying to a message,
> include enough original material to be understood but no more. It
> is extremely bad form to simply reply to a message by including
> all the previous message: edit out all the irrelevant material.
>
> [...]
>
> If you are sending a reply to a message or a posting be sure you
> summarize the original at the TOP [emphasis mine. -r] of the message,
> or include just enough text of the original to give a context.
> This will make sure readers understand when they start to read your
> response.
>
> [...]
>
> -rex


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