top posting (off-topic)

Gerard Seibert gerard at
Mon Nov 26 02:55:24 PST 2007

> On November 25, 2007 at 09:49PM Giorgos Keramidas wrote:

[ snip ]

> The footnote was easy to understand after a quick Wikipedia search:
> Quoting the text (so list members don't have to actually repeat the
> search):
>     Some maintain that top-posting is _never_ appropriate, and refer to
>     it jokingly as the "TOFU" method (from the German "text oben,
>     fullquote unten", sometimes translated "text over, fullquote
>     under") [...]
> Nice one.  I had not heard of "TOFU posting" before :)

There are some more interesting meaning here:


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