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Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 20:36:31 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: Why is this newsgroup all technical troubleshooting?

Dave Hinz wrote: > On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 02:43:13 GMT, Saab Guy <> wrote: > > > > I checked preferences and it is set to 72 characters, hmm. > > OK, let's talk about top-posting also. You wrote something, then Graham > answered, then I added something, and then you put your response to all of > that _before_ the rest of the conversation. Screws up the flow of the > discussion to suddenly start going upside-down about it. Quite. I was wondering about how best to explain the importance of preserving the flow of though in the thread and realised that there's a certain similarity to the script for a play. You wouldn't want to read one of those in reverse or random order ! Graham

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