Re: [LAU] Top Posting [Was: Linux compatible keybord controller?]

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Date: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 1:33 pm

On 01/02/2014 01:14 PM, Janina Sajka wrote:

Certainly not. This is a publicly archived email list.

Please do not top-post on any linux audio email-lists. Reply inline,
feel free to remove parts from the message that are irrelevant for your
reply and leave just enough to provide context, or simply add your reply
at the bottom.

Not only are there are users who do read the lists by daily digest but
it also really messes up the the archive and is generally confusing:

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Top-posting]

The email-archive serves as knowledge database and I think you will
agree that a properly formatted thread is much easier to read top to
bottom. It's bad netiquette to top-post on a public email list.

yours truly,
robin
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[LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Moshe Werner, (Tue Dec 31, 11:41 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Will Godfrey, (Tue Dec 31, 12:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Brendan Jones, (Tue Dec 31, 12:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Edgar Aichinger, (Tue Dec 31, 2:25 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Moshe Werner, (Tue Dec 31, 5:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Brendan Jones, (Tue Dec 31, 5:40 pm)
Re: [LAU] Top Posting [Was: Linux compatible keybord control..., Robin Gareus, (Thu Jan 2, 1:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] Top Posting [Was: Linux compatible keybord control..., Alexandre Prokoudine, (Thu Jan 2, 3:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Ralf Mardorf, (Tue Dec 31, 12:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux compatible keybord controller?, Brendan Jones, (Tue Dec 31, 12:08 pm)