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From:
Uri Guttman
Date:
April 21, 2010 13:13
Subject:
Re: How to manage large Conditional Statement
Message ID:
87r5m8r2cx.fsf@quad.sysarch.com
>>>>> "OR" == Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@gmail.com> writes:

  OR> From: "Uri Guttman" <uri@StemSystems.com>
  >> 
  >> it isn't religious. it is just no one is taught the right way
  >> anymore. it used to be always done this way (in the good very old
  >> day). with the onslaught of redmond and aol the unwashed masses didn't
  >> learn and they swamped the net with top posting. some corps now require
  >> it as they are used to it. some people i know can't do anything but that
  >> (brain lock). smart people will learn the right way if taught and they
  >> usually see its wisdom.

  OR> The smart people also realize that in the old days the computers
  OR> weren't accessible for the blind, but now they are, and the blind
  OR> people need to re-read the original messages for many times in
  OR> order to reach to the current message if bottom-posting is used.

that doesn't make sense. if you properly edit the quoted email (no sigs,
leave only the parts you are replying to, etc.) you have a proper
conversation. you say, i reply, lather, rinse repeat. that is how we
communicate in all modes (email, voice, sign language, chat, IM, texting).

  OR> So there is no "good way" for everyone, and it doesn't depend only
  OR> on preferences, but on personal posibilities which might be
  OR> limited by health problems.

even so if that were the case, exceptions can be made. but by far the
majority would be better off with bottom posting.

enough on this anyhow. it crops up here regularly since we get newbies
to both perl and the net here. it does need to be mentioned and
taught. notice that mimi has already learned to bottom post!

uri

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