[clug] KDE Desktop

rodney peters rodneyp at iinet.net.au
Sat Jun 1 22:15:10 UTC 2019

On 1/6/19 9:04 pm, Scott Ferguson via linux wrote:
> On 6/1/19 7:10 PM, George at Clug via linux wrote:
> <snipped>
>> On Saturday, 01-06-2019 at 18:15 Scott Ferguson via linux wrote:
>>> On 6/1/19 4:10 PM, George at Clug via linux wrote:
> <snipped>
>> I find it easier to read replies at the top, than miss comments among the previous email's text.
> Easier for YOU. Easier for you to ignore questions (as you did).
> Harder for anyone else. Not inclusive.
> Especially harder for those of us who are visually impaired and have to
> listen to the post several times to find out 'what' people are
> 'replying' too (as they are too lazy to move the mouse to below the
> comment they are replying too).
>>>      A: Because we read from top to bottom, left to right.
>>>      Q: Why should I start my reply below the quoted text?
>> Actually I find this method way more confusing, as I read from the top to the bottom, not in reverse order like the below text.
> You misread.
>>>      A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
>>>      Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
>> Context come from starting at the beginning of a conversation. If you don't have context, simply go back and start at the beginning.
Then we need to convince FOSS developers, eg Thunderbird, to at least 
have this as an optional setting, if not the default.


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