[Pharo-dev] Please stop top posting... (was Re: Tell me about your workflow)

Göran Krampe goran at krampe.se
Tue Dec 17 06:53:04 EST 2013


On 12/17/2013 12:49 PM, Frank Shearar wrote:
> On 17 December 2013 11:10, Göran Krampe <goran at krampe.se> wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> As Stephan Eggermont noted there was some "top posting" going on and if you
>> don't know what that refers to you might be "a part of the problem" :) and
>> should read this funny page describing the phenomena:
>>
>> http://catb.org/jargon/html/T/top-post.html
>>
>> ...or in more detail:
>>
>> http://www.idallen.com/topposting.html
>
> If you use Gmail, doing the right thing is now _hard_. (It's a
> click-the-ellipsis, then a find-the-place-to-edit, then hit return to
> make a space for your words, then type, followed by scrolling back up
> to that place because Gmail then jumps the edit position to the bottom
> of the mail, followed by your actual reply.) This battle was lost a
> decade ago, I'm afraid.

Ah. I hadn't thought that many devs actually use the web UI for gmail, 
but perhaps they are :)

And oh, I was not annoyed personally just found that page kinda funny :)

regards, Göran




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