[nycbug-talk] lame...real lame Andy

Bob Ippolito bob
Wed Jan 12 18:14:29 EST 2005

On Jan 12, 2005, at 17:48, Aron Roberts wrote:

> On Jan 12, 2005, at 5:40 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:
>> Yeah, actually in UNIX settings it generally is bad to top-post.
> I have found it depends on the quoting style, however it was a 
> mistake. I find different lists like different styles. However in no 
> case have I heard it referred to as rude. Which is why I immediately 
> reverted to bottom posting

It's probably because you top-posted to a thread that is already 
written in bottom-post style.  If I reply to these sorts of messages, I 
will almost always rewrite them to be consistent, and that is pretty 


More information about the talk mailing list