[Ilugc] issues with top and bottom posting

Vignesh Nandha Kumar viky.nandha at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 14:06:32 IST 2012

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Roshan Mathews <rmathews at gmail.com> wrote:

> +1

What an irony. You +1 KG's reply (assuming so. See this is the problem with
top posting) with a top post :D

Btw, I'm not sure if this reply of mine is at the right place. When one top
posts, where do you place your reply to that?

> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 1:02 PM, kenneth gonsalves
> <lawgon at thenilgiris.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 21:47 +0530, Shrinivasan T wrote:
> >
> >> If a person wishes to answer a question, he chooses the easiest way or
> >> his own way to reply.
> >> When we ask him to change the way he replies, he gets the same
> >> thoughts on mind as
> >>
> >> "I get little free time, I wish to make it useful for the community.
> >> I check email and reply, if I know the answers for any queries.
> >> If there are restrictions a.k.a guidelines on how I have to reply to a
> >> email,
> >> I will skip replying, instead of formatting the email for better
> >> readability.
> >
> > to be frank, we do not need such people on this list. This attitude is
> > typical of the casual, sloppy, unprofessional attitude towards work that
> > many people have. If you do something, take pride in doing it to the
> > best of your ability in an orderly and correct manner, respecting the
> > rules and conventions followed in the field in which you are operating.
> > If you cannot, do everyone a favour by going and doing something else.
> > Formulating a reply on a mailing list - or contributing code to a
> > project, or filing a bug report or anything else worth doing is worth
> > doing well.

Vignesh Nandha Kumar

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