On 10/15/2007 5:04 PM, aslak hellesoy wrote:
thread. However, I’m finding that scrolling forever to locate the
reply on longer threads is getting tedious. What’s the rationale for
Yeah… this is an age-old Internet debate, of course, but I think the
problem is that (a) we’re all top-quoting but (b) we’re never trimming,
not even the mailing-list footer.
If you’re gonna top-quote/bottom-post - and that is my personal favorite
for exactly the reasons demonstrated in the A&Q above - you gotta trim.
Also, you should never mix styles in a single thread, the way this post
Part of the problem may be that the rspec footer doesn’t follow .sig
rules; instead of the long line, it should use dash-dash-space. In my
incredibly scientific test, Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 on Windows will
automagically trim .sigs that follow the rule, and therefore, so will
all clients anywhere.
This is a sig that will get trimmed, by Thunderbird, at least.