[mythtv-users] OT: DirecTV issue

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Dec 5 17:58:52 UTC 2006

On Dec 5, 2006, at 9:55 AM, Rich West wrote:

> Jon Bishop wrote:
>>  And,  yea, sorry bout all the top posting, it's a bad habit.
> And what's wrong with top-posting?  ;)  I know it is waaay off topic,
> but I've never got why some lists/people lean towards bottom- 
> posting vs
> top-posting?  I've always seen top-posting at the one that makes more
> sense since what you are looking to read is right there in front of
> you.. no scrolling necessary.  Maybe it's because of the industry I  
> work
> in.. we've found that most users read the subject line and first
> sentence (if we're lucky) regardless if it is quoted material or  
> not. :)
> if we can grab them there, they will read onwards, otherwise, they  
> tend
> to skip right over it.

It's much easier to read bottom-posts in archives. The conversation  
is gradually added as you scroll down. I agree it's easier in  
individual emails to top-post.

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