[mythtv-users] "Middle" Posting?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Dec 11 21:30:01 UTC 2010

On Saturday, December 11, 2010 02:25:45 pm freedenizen wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 1:16 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?
> <snip>
> "An acceptable alternative to bottom posting is interleaving your
> responses with the previous message. This can help the flow of a
> message if the subject matter is complicated. If you do this, make
> sure that the previous message has each line prefixed with '>' or
> similar to denote that it is not your writing.
>    *An optional method for formatting interleaved posts for easier
> reading is to leave 1 blank line between your text and what your
> responding to and two blank lines after your text and the next
> section of quoted text."
> from http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mailing_List_etiquette#Posting_Style

Thanks. That link was what I was looking for and somehow managed to not 

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