The losing battle of TOFU

Christopher Faylor
Fri Nov 2 20:38:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 04:30:51PM -0400, David Eisner wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Just needed to vent.  Not using TOFU makes a lot of sense but I think
>>the battle is over.
>The other day I inadvertently bottom-posted to a relatively small
>mailing list of (mostly non-tech) friends.  One (of the tech variety)
>responded so:
>"David, It's over.  We lost.  The world settled on doing it the wrong
>way.  You did it the wrong way with us, for a decade.  Remember?  When
>you reply-bottom now, all you do is mess up the threading.
>Condolences, Andrew"
>He's probably right.

Rather depressing.  :-)

Occasionally, I take time to laboriously correct the threading and
respond on the bottom but that's pretty silly.

I think most of the time when I do bottom posting people wonder why in
the world I'm doing that.


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