[Snort-sigs] Thread hijack to annoy Nigel

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...435...
Tue Apr 15 14:11:57 EDT 2008


Nice.  Two points for Matt.

J

On Apr 15, 2008, at 2:05 PM, Matthew Olney wrote:
> My responses are below, inline, indicated with a >>>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-sigs-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:snort-sigs-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Bamm  
> Visscher
> Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 1:31 PM
> To: snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-sigs] Thread hijack to annoy Nigel
>
> How about:
>
> Why is bottom posting bad?
> Why is bottom posting bad?
>>>> This is redundant
> Because no one ever trims the old replies.
> Why is bottom posting bad?
> Because no one ever trims the old replies.
> Why don't they?
> Why is bottom posting bad?
> Because no one ever trims the old replies.
> Why don't they?
> Who knows. Too much time.
> Why is bottom posting bad?
> Because no one ever trims the old replies.
> Why don't they?
> Who knows. Too much time.
> My MUA handles it just fine.
> Why is bottom posting bad?
> Because no one ever trims the old replies.
> Why don't they?
> Who knows. Too much time.
> My MUA handles it just fine.
> Then it should handle top posting fine too.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Jeff Nathan <jeff at ...95...> wrote:
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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.
>>>> If find that whatever Nigel says is best, or he'll hurt 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.
>>>> Surely not all of us...
>>>>
>>>> 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?
>>>> I'm certain.
>> A: because it messes with the logical flow of conversation.
>> Q: why is top-posting bad?
>>
>>
>> - -Jeff
>>
>> - --
>> http://cerberus.sourcefire.com/~jeff       (DSA key id 6923D3FD)
>> "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age
>> eighteen."   - Albert Einstein
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>>>> That is all.
>
> Matt
>
> p.s. I trimmed the bottom 11 lines, to make it easier to read
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