[Users] How do i enable top-posting in response emails?

Ralf Mardorf info.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Tue Oct 13 17:34:09 CEST 2015

On Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:22:37 +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
>On Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:50:44 +0200, Patrick Boettcher
><patrick.boettcher at posteo.de> wrote:
>> > Sometimes business people ask to quote the complete
>> > correspondence. If you would bottom post, they won't read the
>> > mail, because they think you didn't answer. It's expected that
>> > replies are on top, followed by tons of older messages, including
>> > all that grotesque signatures that are three times as long as the
>> > message bodies are.    
>and what about the complete stack of company logo's (multi-fold, as all
>replyers add their own set), smiley gifs, jpegs for twitter, facebook
>and other shit and worse, advertisements!

and http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/stupid-disclaimers/

That's why I used the word "grotesque". This are the signatures I'm
talking about. I usually cut it and I bet nobody notices, since nobody
will read the quoted mails.

>> I can confirm this reasoning. In addition this flow makes threading
>> quite unuseful - sometimes.   
>Even when people expect me to do top-posting, I do so with just a
>single line as top-post:
>"I have answers to all your questions. Read them below the questions
>you asked in your ridiculously long mail (from which I stripped all
> useless company logo's and signatures)"
>Then I reply as usual. If they still don't get it, its their fault, not

This is what I often do too, but if I want my money back, a good job or
something similar, I prefer that they get it ;).

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