[OS X TeX] New Macros, new Engines, new TeXShop versions, and all that

Gerrit Glabbart g.glabbart at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 22 15:13:46 CET 2010

Am 22.02.2010 um 01:36 schrieb Claus Gerhardt:

> P.S.: I happen to dislike scrolling to the bottom of a message before I can read the new text though it would never occur to me to ask others to top-post their messages.

It never hurts to consult the "List Reminders and Etiquette", linked to at the bottom of every single message -- section three quoted here for convenience:

> Threads are usually easier to follow if you don't "top post", that is, if you include your reply in relevant parts of the quoted message rather than entirely at the top. Top posting should be the exception rather than the rule. Here is what some people have to say about top-posting:
> A: Because it interrupts the natural flow of a conversation.
> Q: Why should one avoid top-posting?
> Of course some people think that "bottom posting sucks". Well, I don't advocate either. I think the message should be readable and should quote relevant parts of the message(s) to which it is replying with comments interspersed with quoted material.

Sounds quite reasonable to me.


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