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Top posting solution



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org] On Behalf Of JJB
> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 4:46 PM
> To: freebsd-questions_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_ ORG
> Subject: Top posting solution
>
>
> Over the years I have seen many posts on this list where Unix
> hard liners complain about people posting their replies to
> the top of the email messages on this list.
>
> The fact of life is all the Unix mail clients adhere to the
> Unix email format of posting the reply to the bottom of the
> email while indenting with a quote character.
>
> Top posting came along when MS/Windows came on the market
> with their own email clients: Outlook express which is the
> email client built into Internet explorer and the MS/Office
> Outlook email client.
>
> There is a little known fix for MS/Outlook express and
> MS/Office Outlook email clients that change the behavior of
> these MS/Windows email clients so they adhere to the Unix
> email format of posting the reply to the bottom of the email
> while indenting with a quote character.
>
> Information and fix download can be found at these URLs.
>
>  MS/Outlook express http://home.cs.tum.edu/~jain/software/oe-quotefix/
>
>  MS/Office Outlook
> http://home.cs.tum.edu/~jain/software/outlook-> quotefix/
>
> To
> all you Unix hard liners, Please instead of
> complaining to the top posters, it would be so much nicer if
> you just informed the MS/Windows top poster of the above
> links so they know about the solution to fix their email
> clients to adhere to the Unix email format used on this list.
>
> Thanks for you attention
>
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