[plt-scheme] posting above and below

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 30 08:27:26 EST 2008

(a) Because there's no "reply to all but the original author" on most mailers.

(b) Because mail systems like GMail automatically filter out duplicates.

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Marek Kubica <marek at xivilization.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 21:35:59 +0200
> "Eli Barzilay" <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>> Otherwise, bottom replies are much easier to read (and this
>> is more important when you're "mass communicating", like usenet and
>> mailing lists posts).
> I always quote the mail and answer only relevant parts which has
> proven, over the years the most effective way of answering since people
> immediately see what I'm referring to and it has some resemblence to a
> dialog and not a letter exchange.
> Another observation that I made on this list is that people do a "Reply
> All" instead of a normal "Reply" so that an author that is subscribed
> to the list gets the mail twice. Is there some policy or is it "because
> everyone does so"?
> regards,
> Marek
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