[bf1942] HTML Posting sucks

Lee Latham leeprivate at cgmlarson.com
Mon Jul 18 18:18:33 EDT 2005

erm, but my own last message might be an exception to that rule.  I guess 
it's just when the only new text is _way_ at the bottom that I ignore it.



At 05:16 PM 7/18/2005, you wrote:
>For anyone's information, I long ago quit reading bottom poster's 
>mails.  I have to sort through hundreds of emails a day, and I can do this 
>MUCH faster by just using the preview window which shows the beginning of 
>the mail, and in fact almost always the whole message, since emails tend 
>to be short.
>I consider it inconsiderate, and a bad standard (that is hardly standard, 
>is it?), kind of like defining Spam as only Usenet Newsgroup spam.
>>effectively. What is crap is adamant bottom posters which
>>leave the entire contents of the mail and append a few words
>>/ lines forcing everyone to scroll though stuff they have just
>>read anyway ( history / previous mail ).

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