[Numpy-discussion] Please stop bottom posting!!

Chris Barker - NOAA Federal chris.barker@noaa....
Wed Apr 3 18:01:45 CDT 2013


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:00 PM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal
> <chris.barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
>> Best of all is intelligent editing of the thread so far
...
> Traditionally this is what the phrase "bottom posting" meant, as a
> term of art, and is the key reason why those old "netiquette" guides
> recommend it.

Well, I'm not sure I've seen much use of the term "bottom posting" --
I've seen a lot of "don't top-post", with generally not recommendation
as to what to do instead.

but I do see a lot of naive bottom posting....

-Chris

oh wait, I was supposed to be done ranting....

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