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Subject: Re: [boost] What's wrong with top-posting?
From: Christof Donat (cd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-26 15:04:50


Am 26.06.2017 15:46, schrieb Paul A. Bristow via Boost:
> There are pros and cons to both top and bottom posting, but like most
> endian-type arguments, there are NO pros to a *mixture* of top
> and bottom posting.

There is a comprehensive discussion of quotation styles in german on
this webpage, which is a default place to point people to in the german
speaking area:

I don't know, if any automatic translation is able to transport the
content good enough to any other language. Anyway, the author comes to
the conclusion, that shortened inline quotes is the most reasonable and
easy to use one for the reader. That is exactly the style, that has
always been standard on the boost mailing lists as well as on many


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