[mythtv-users] Who is VCRAddict - and who appointed him sheriff of Mythville?
battledean at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:34:20 UTC 2008
Whoever he is he knows a lot about women's footwear
2008/11/21 Greg Estabrooks <greg at phaze.org>:
>> *sigh* thats a war I lost a long time ago. why did top posting become
>> evil, why :(
> I can think of a few reasons, though I'm sure die hard top posters
> will try to come up with excuses for them. Please note bottom
> posting without proper trimming of quoted material can be just as bad
> and some of this applies to that as well.
> # In Western society reading is done from top to bottom. Posting replies
> before the question or comment they are responding to makes
> them unclear. And the more quoted the less clear exactly what you are
> replying to.
> # Top-posting inevitably leads to long posts, because most top-posters
> leave the original message intact. This leads to wasted space,
> and more importantly confusion for the reader since they don't know if they
> have to read all of it or not to find more NEW information later.
> # When you have top and bottom posting conversations become nonsensical and
> the quoted post which is support to be there to clarify what you are
> responding to and how you go there depending on how much was quoted
> immediately looses all value.
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