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Am 02.10.18 um 04:17 schrieb Jach Fong:
> It was supposed that most discussant want to see the reply message
> instantly when they open the mail. They already know what is going on
> and no need to pass through all those previous message. "top posting"
> seems more reasonable to me:-)

You assume that everybody who reads it has already read all the previous 
discussion. That may be true in a private discussion, but on Usenet 
often people scan over the postings and don't recall all the details.

Also, "intermixed posting" makes it easier to reply to several points 
individually. You should shorten the quote to the releveant bit that 
your reply belongs to.

Classic quote:

A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.

Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

A: Top-posting.

Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in email?



	Christian