top posting (off-topic)
perrin at apotheon.com
Sun Nov 25 18:00:36 PST 2007
On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 06:56:15PM -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> I think it's kind of a chicken-and-egg problem: we don't really know for
> sure whether TOFU posting spurred much of the rise of illiteracy or
> the increase of relative illiteracy on the Internet led to an increase in
> TOFU posting. Which came first?
I forgot to include the footnote about TOFU in the preceding message. It
would have looked something like this:
: TOFU = Text Over, Fullquote Under; the most common format of top
CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
MacUser, Nov. 1990: "There comes a time in the history of any project when
it becomes necessary to shoot the engineers and begin production."
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