An excellent article on email quoting etiquette can be found at
http://mailformat.dan.info/quoting/. This covers the bottom
posting versus top posting debate, and comes out slightly in favour of
the bottom posting style, but identifies the ``horses for courses.''
Thus, in business, and where all correspondents are using the same
email tool, top posting is common. Nonetheless, it's really a poor
style that causes considerable added burden for others who need to
wade through a ton of quoted messages to try and fathom out what is
going on. Bottom (and interleaved) posting is the way to go.
And why should email be different to normal literary traditions where
comments usually come after the quote on which one is commenting?
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