RE: New rules for business correspondence

Subject: RE: New rules for business correspondence
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Phil <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 06:52:15 -0800

Phil wrote:

> I've got to take issue with the idea of quotes being at the top. I followed
> the links you provided for reference, but they merely re-assert the point,
> rather than give any empirical or statistical evidence to show that top-
> quoting improves clarity, usability or readability.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?

;-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
303-903-6372
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References:
New rules for business correspondence: From: Chris Morton
Re: New rules for business correspondence: From: Sandy Harris
Re: New rules for business correspondence: From: Phil

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