Re: PEBTAO [ was Re: [ANNOUNCE] 3.0.6-rt17 ]

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 20:27:31 EST

On Sat, 08 Oct 2011 01:14:11 +0200, Thomas Gleixner said:

> If it would be only the "Sent from my .* phone" mails, it would be
> easy to filter out in .procmailrc. The bad news is that this habit of
> top posting and miserable quoting spreads like cancer and I have no
> intention to cope with that anymore. Having to scroll down several
> pages to find the content (if any) of a reply is equally annoying as
> reading a top post with no context.

A sufficently configurable MUA would allow you to define an alternate "delete
with extreme prejudice" command, which would both summarily discard the item
being read and send the author a canned message that said "Due to top posting
and lack of trimming of quoted material, I was unable to find your actual
point. Sorry your point has been discarded and lost".

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