On 9/1/06, Hal Fulton <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com> wrote:
> Brad Peek wrote:
> > John Gabriele wrote:
> >
> >>Is it because is it considered bad form that you came to this mailing
> >>list?
> >
> >
> > Not sure I understand your question.  I had read a post in this forum
> > where someone was asked not to top-post, and I had seen that term
> > elsewhere so I thought I'd ask about it.   I trust the question itself
> > isn't considered bad form, else I'm hard pressed to figure out what is
> > and isn't bad form.
>
> The question is obviously fine, and I don't grasp
> what John G is saying.
>
>
> Hal

Doh. I'm sorry to waste your time guys. I shouldn't have been so
obscure. I thought it might be humorous and slightly instructive to
have the Emacs Psychiatrist answer Brad's question in top-posting
form, and was waiting for someone to come back top-posted again with
something like: "Does it bother you that is it considered bad form
that I came to this mailing list?". A la:

| Earlier you said it's considered bad form?
|
| > No, I came here to find out...
| >
| > > Is it because it's considered bad form that you came to me?
| > >
| > > > Well, I was just wondering why it's considered bad form.
| > > >
| > > > > Why do you say is top posting ok?
| > > > >
| > > > > > Is top-posting ok?

---John