top posting (off-topic)

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Nov 23 09:03:14 PST 2007

Bart Silverstrim writes:

>  You're right in that top posting is a savings in effort.

	I disagree.  It's not a savings, it's a transfer - moves the
work from the poster to the reader.  Make that "readers", because
/every single reader/ has been imposed on to expend the effort.
	Looked at that way, it could be seen as not just lazy and
stupid but outright hostile.

				Robert Huff

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