WARNING 2: Re: [PLUG] Tata Indicom Broadband on Linux

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 03:57:12 PDT 2007


On 4/10/07, Nishit Dave <stargazer.dave at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a pity we cannot configure user behaviour.  Although top posting may be
> inappropriate in the user groups, corporate email usually requires it, as
> people can go down the tree to refer to conversation history.

While this does make sense for forwards, I see no sense in doing this
for replies, especially when clients are available that show messages
in threads. Unfortunately, corporates tend to use software that does
not have this capability (and they pay for it too)!

> Therefore, it
> is a pity we do not have any email client (except the human one) that
> differentiates between originator / recipient to automatically append
> replies below or above the message according to set rules.  Someone should
> develop it.

Well, there happens to be one called 'mutt', but then its not
'user-friendly'. I will probably get flamed now for suggesting such
antique and cryptic software.

-aditya



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