For all you top posters out there, this is for you...

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Thu Feb 28 10:08:44 MST 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 09:32:28AM -0700, Doran L. Barton wrote:
> Not long ago, Stephen Shaw proclaimed...

> The downside of trimming and inline/bottom posting is that it
> requires effort on the part of the respondent and it is universally
> known that anything which requires effort is generally not worth
> doing to a majority of people. :-P

Perhaps that isn't a downside. If it isn't worth the work of doing it
up right, perhaps it isn't worth saying. That's the fundamental flaw
in the blogosphere: it is so easy now to put crud on the net that
people do. The result is that Ted Sturgeon is wrong only about the
specific ratio.


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