[Snort-sigs] Thread hijack to annoy Nigel

Jeff Nathan jeff at ...95...
Tue Apr 15 13:21:54 EDT 2008

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On Apr 15, 2008, at 12:09 PM, CunningPike wrote:
> Top posting FTW! Why people want to scroll past all the stuff they
> already read is beyond me.
> IMHO, the list config sucks - you have to hit 'Reply all' to get the
> reply to actually go to the list. Hitting 'Reply' sends the reply  
> to the
> OP only - defeating the point of the list.
> CP
> Nigel Houghton wrote:
>> On  0, Matt Jonkman <jonkman at ...829...> wrote:
>>> Also top posting to annoy Nigel.
>> You all suck.
>> You also all suck for hitting "reply all" to a mailing list, I'm  
>> on the
>> damn list, I get the email when it hits the list. You're all going to
>> make me get out the "mailing list etiquette" speech aren't you?
>> All hail mutt, use the "hooks" Luke.

Borrowing from Guillaume Lovet's signature:

A: yes.
Q: are you sure?
A: because it messes with the logical flow of conversation.
Q: why is top-posting bad?

- -Jeff

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