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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000058.txt from 2005/12

From: Tom Flavel <>
Subj: Re: [kl] re[kl]: Trimming
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 16:55:09 -0500



Another example of this is somebody searching through the archives.

That's exactly how lists work for somebody who hasn't been following a
discussion since the beginning. I know I personally tend to skip things
until they start to look interesting, and only then read in detail.

Hi Gary,

On 10/12/2005 13:36:03, Gary Van Cott wrote:
> I agree. I have to honestly say that in more than 10 years of using lists,
> I have never seen anything the suggested adding posts at the bottom was
> preferred in any context. The only reason I can think of for doing it is a
> long discussion with many inputs being forwarded to someone who has never
> seen it. This isn't how most lists actually work.

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