[mythtv-users] "Middle" Posting?

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sun Dec 12 06:11:52 UTC 2010

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Wood" <beww at beww.org>
> 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?

That's not "middle posting".

That's "how you reply to mailing list messages.  Well, and Usenet postings.

And it has been since I got on Usenet.  In 1982.

> 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.

Never had a problem with it myself in 27 years... much of which was 
spent on monochrome tubes.

> 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.

It *defines* the rules.

-- jra

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