Re: Top Posting FAQ opinions?
sometimes a sig line:
> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?
> Paul Johnson wrote:
> >>> http://ursine.dyndns.org/wiki/index.php?title=Top_Posting
> >>> Could I get some thoughts on this, please?
> >> Not really sure why we need *another* rehash of the 'how to quote'
> >> debate, but it looks ok, with the exception that the statement
> >> 'written language is typically read from top down' is not true.
> > There's some that read from the bottom of the page towards the top?
> Strictly speaking, direction isn't a concept that applies to
> it's a concept that applies to a *script*. And there are various
> that are written bottom-to-top.
> (Almost certainly none of them are used for computing applications,
> statement as written is nevertheless untrue.)
> Nick Boalch
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