[mythtv-users] "Middle" Posting?

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 21:19:55 UTC 2010

On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> We all know that top posting is not appreciated on this list.
> But how about "Middle Posting", where replies and comments are inserted
> after the particular portion being responded to?
> It's easy to read with a mailer that highlights the newest material with
> a different color, but can sometimes be hard to read if only a ">" is
> used before older stuff being replied to.
> I'm seeing this a lot here, and sometimes do it myself, but I've
> wondered if it violates the rules, but I've not seen any complaints yet.

i think middle posting is like bottom posting.  you're bottom posting
to each relevant section.  it goes with the flow and makes following
the thread easier.

pure bottom posting makes sense if only a single topic is discussed in
a thread (which is never the case on this list)

Andrew Close

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