[LMB] Top-posting trims//Re: [LordV] cover reveal, Mirror Dance

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Mon Nov 2 00:37:04 GMT 2015


On Nov 1, 2015, at 10:12 AM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Scrollin, scrollin, scrollin...
> 
> OverQuote Tixie here to remind people that when top quoting, it is still
> important to cut the non-relevant end of the post. Especially important to
> trim the long, long information from the end of a post.


> I can't change the reply format on the iOS, which is top down. I loathe it, it's extra work, and while may be very appropriate to --work--, I find it highly annoying in a list setup.  In having written my reply, and the inserting it, I find I'm in a quote-indent I can't seem to leave, using this iOS editor.

> Caroline, I'm not sure what mail server you use, do you even see the post
> you are replying to? It can be difficult to cut text on some mail servers.
> If you bottom post instead of top post, you might see how much text you
> have to scroll past to reach the bottom...  or not. Depends on the server.

More non-quote response, to the material just above:
> I'm on two other email lists, one older than dirt by internet standards (25+ yrs), the other for a dance class/troupe.
> 
> The latter never (What, never?...) trims, including the lengthy sigs of the leader (including one quote showing again later in the list) in that never. Drives me bonkers. In a spirited discussion, the sigs would seem to be the signal, and the true content, noise. This happens in the older list with certain folks: habit at work? Email client/editor? Dunno. One or two new lines buried in kb drives me nuts, whether top-down or bottom-response, drives me somewhere painful.
> 
> Having just typed my response, I go now to trim. I am generally an interleave respondent.
> 
> 
> A. Marina Fournier
> Saffronrose at me.com
> You may very well think so, but I couldn't possibly comment.

Interleaved response is possible with this editor, but I usually wait to use the laptop, verboten in bed when the other is sleeping.


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