[OS X TeX] "Hijacking" a thread

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 10:03:46 CET 2008

THIS is top posting :-)

Why it is not welcome? Because it puts an answer before the question.
Sometimes (very rarely) it is useful (answer is short and a question
is very loooong: for example "O man, you are right" or "Me too" or
"Methink it is crap") but usually it is not.

However there is a discrepancy what is good and bad. If the original
poster made few statements usually it is good to have interlaced

Question1 - Answer1, Question12- Answer2, Question5-Answer5

(no point to preserve Question or Argument you have no answer too) but
one needs to think that the reasonable in this particular case.

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 12:49 AM, George Gratzer <gratzer at me.com> wrote:
> What is top-posting?

And please, kill the hip of signatures - they tend to grow beyond
control and reason if left alone


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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