Rory Browne wrote:
>>Can you give an example where it is better to top-post?
>>> Yes, I can.
>> Whether or not I will or not is a different matter, considering that
> I've already gone to significant length to explain in great detail the
> circumstances in which top-posting is better, as well as
> acknowledging, that there are circumstances where bottom-posting is
Though to be fair.
Considering the number of people who troll the state sanctioned McView
of top posting... it occurs to me, that it's much less hassle to bottom
post, even if it goes against one's religous beliefs.
Personally I'm agonstic on the subject...
Actually scratch that... I *do* believe that bottom posting makes for a
more consistent flow of email... even though, I'll be the first to
admit... nay shout from the rafters... just how /badly/ the axe weilders
make their points.
As an aside, whilst the bottom posting arguments are in my opinion
correct... such ideological views invariably attract the very worst
sorts of trolls.... people who in a different life, wanted to be traffic
And invariably, the sort of people who /want/ to become traffic cops are
the very /last/ people society wants to do it.
So I sympathise with just how /wrong/ it feels to be /told/ from on high
how to use *email* .... but I do happen to agree that top posting is the
vestage of the ape... and the Red hat convert.
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