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Subject: Re: question about website feedback

Re: question about website feedback

From: Christopher Chaltain <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 13:53:54 -0500

On 6/12/2009 9:20 PM, alex wallis wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
> I saw your message posted on this thread, just one thing, please can
> you not top post to the list, and any chance you could please get rid
> of all the junk within your message like original message.
> and not include the rest of the thread when you reply, unless it
> contains points you wish to respond to.
> if it does contain points, can you please write underneath each point
> you want to comment on, this will make your post far more readable.
> what exactly was the point you were trying to make with your reply?
> was it the bit at the top about mac software?

I'm assuming you're directing this at me, but I'm a bit confused. I didn't top post. I also trimmed most of what I was replying to, and I tried to only include the points I was replying to, but I freely admit I could have trimmed more. In my own defense, I spent quite a bit of time trimming over 75% of what I was replying to (including long signatures and messages from antivirus applications) from respondants who had top posted and who hadn't trimmed the messages they were replying to.

Since I only wanted to make two points, and they were so closely related, I didn't think it made sense to embed those points in the text of the message I was replying to. I can see where my response might have been made more readable, but as I said above, I was hampered by the fact that the messages I was replying to had not followed list etiquette.

The two related points I was making were:
1) JAWS does allow you to read the web page the way it is laid out and
2) using this setting might help read the page in question with JAWS.

Received on 2009-06-13

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