Re: PING from Windows to a serial port
From: Paul Carpenter (paul$_at_pcserv.demon.co.uk)
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 23:37:04 +0000 (GMT)
On Thursday, in article
email@example.com "David" wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:03:49 +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> On 2005-01-27, Fred* <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> who has decided that it's better to "down posting" rather than
>>> "top posting".
>>> for me it's far simpler to read the answer directly instead to
>>> have to go down the post to see the answer..
>> That's why one trims quotes -- so one doesn't have to go down
>> to see the answer.
>>> generally if I'm interested by an answer that's because I
>>> allready read the precedent post with the question..
>People often jump in to the middle of threads, for many reasons. Perhaps
>they found earlier parts of the thread uninteresting. Perhaps their
>newsreader and/or newsserver did not cache the earlier part, as is often
>annoyed with newbie google posters, who don't realise this. The unwritten
>Usenet rules were made for good reasons, and it is only polite to learn
>them and follow them when asking people for help.
For the "unwritten rules", read the rules that have been wriiten for more
than 10 years that next to nobody reads -
The basis of all Netiquette and FAQ documents like Emily Postnews that came
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