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On 05/02/2014, Felmon Davis <> wrote:

That doesn't mean they can't/shouldn't learn.

I wholly concur that top-posting is a scourge and especially if the
post is not trimmed; sometimes I just skip posts since I cannot figure
out what in the long tail of to and fro the poster is referring and
replying to, esp top-posted one-liners that make no sense. it's just
not worth it.


and Tom's post here is irrelevant to the issue why one _should_
bottom-post, trim and put comments in-line but he provides valuable
understanding of the forces against the practice.

The majority >90% posts are irrelevant...

I don't see that we all will come to agreement so that cannot be the
point of these discussions. I think we could give them some point if
the one side would provide a succinct summary of what it considers
good reasons for top-, and the other side provides good reasons for

at least that would or can shed light on the issues and lessen the
heat. maybe.

You're dreaming; each to their own.

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