Beta release 4.62.1

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Wed Jun 6 12:13:19 IST 2007


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Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Gerard Seibert
> Sent: 06 June 2007 12:06
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Re: Beta release 4.62.1
> On Wednesday June 06, 2007 at 05:10:35 (AM) Martin.Hepworth wrote:
> [snip]
> > Outlook top posts by default and my boss says this is the defacto
> > standard so I can't change it (don't get me started....;-(
> >
> Virtually all MUA's place text at the top of a message when replying.
> Only a hand few are capable of being configured to correct that
> problem. However, virtually all MUA's will use the <CTRL>+<END> key
> combination to move the cursor to the end of a message. Some MUA's
> will even allow the user to define their own combination to achieve
> this goal. Now, if the user is too stupid, lazy or just inconsiderate
> to use that exceedingly easy technique to foil their MUA's poor
> message replying technique, then perhaps it is time they considered a
> different line of work.

Like I said don't get me started - most MUA's used to bottom post the
MS-mail came along and broke the 'standard'. I can rant all day about M$
and email:-)

> A quick question regarding your posting and business practices. Are
> you by any chance posting to this forum on your boss's time? If so is
> he aware of it? If the answer to both is no, then what possible
> connection is their there between your company's policies and your
> message replies to this forum? You would obviously not be using your
> company's services and therefore not bound by their policies. You are
> free to configure your MUA as you see fit. On the other hand, if you
> are allocating resources for your personal use without your company's
> consent, then we have a much bigger problem to contend with -- the
> possible illegal use of company resources.

Actually yes he is and therefore I can :-)

> --
> Gerard
> A: Because it fouls the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?
> TOPIC: Posting Etiquette
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