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Re: Top or bottom posting; does it really matter? [message #411308 is a reply to message #411302] Mon, 27 September 2021 05:00 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Originally posted by: gareth evans

But are conventions determined by historical
personages some of whom are long dead, or do
the later contributors also have a say in what is a convention?



On 26/09/2021 21:44, Ahem A Rivet's Shot wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Sep 2021 20:51:37 +0100
> gareth evans <headstone255@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> In groups.io, a similar facility to usenet, top posting predominates.
>
> It is common politeness, when joining a group, to adopt the
> conventions of that group, it is a joy when those conventions are also
> sensible and a minor burden when they are not.
>

But are conventions determined by historical
personages some of whom are long dead, or do
the later contributors also have a say in what is a convention?
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