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Re: Top or bottom posting; does it really matter? [message #411306 is a reply to message #411305] Mon, 27 September 2021 03:01 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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On Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 11:54:19 PM UTC-6, Grant Taylor wrote:
> On 9/26/21 10:41 PM, Mike Spencer wrote:
>> I occasionally top-post when a previous post may be needed
>> for reference but my own contribution is essentially stand-alone
>> and not in the nature of conversation. This appears to be common
>> in business email where I find it workable and correct -- at worst a
>> "minor burden".
> Why would you ever reply to a message / thread with something that's
> stand-alone as opposed to starting a new thread?
>
> Your logic makes sense. But I don't understand why you would be in the
> situation you describe.

I agree with his logic. I could see the situation emerging where the
quoted post is being used as reference material rather than one
directly replying to it.

John Savard
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