[Scottish] Re: News Letter April 08

Kyle Gordon kyle at lodge.glasgownet.com
Fri Apr 11 09:23:18 BST 2008

John Seago wrote:
> On Thursday 10 April 2008 Andrew Back <andy at smokebelch.org> wrote:
>> The voluminous monolithic blocks of text approach I find a bit overbearing!
> As criticism it lost some of its impact when you top-posted the above, over a 
> quote of the whole of the post to which it refered. Whilst at the same time 
> ignoring this request,"When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is 
> more specific than "Re: Contents of Scottish digest..."".
Top posting worked just fine in that context due to the reply not 
addressing any part of the post in particular.

Also, he replied to the individual email thus keeping the subject line 
just as it should be. It is yourself that has replied incorrectly. The 
part that you quote isn't even in the email that Andrew replied to, and 
is only present in the digest version that you subscribe to.

I would suggest looking at the archives at 
http://mailman.lug.org.uk/pipermail/scottish/2008-April/thread.html to 
see how message threading is seen by those that subscribe to individual 


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