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Re: Top vs. bottom posting, solution proposal ;-)



On Monday 16 October 2006 06:50, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 00:35 +0200, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> > Why? This is just a simple "sort-the-strings" problem. Actually, there is
> > a lot of stuff I didn't consider, to be honest. But if you have a good
> > idea or a better algorithm, I'd be glad to hear about it. :-)
> >
> > Btw, that goes for the algorithm, not for the implementation. As I said,
> > I am perfectly aware that this code can be written *much* better... :-)
>
> Marko, I think you have the Right Thing (tm) the problem may be that
> this pond is too small... especially when folks start telling you what
> to do or not do.
>
> I sense a "Brother in Anarchy" in you and I have what I feel to be a
> very good advice... go to sourceforge and apply there for some free
> devel space! Get others to work on it with you... what a HOOT!! Announce
> it on notable linux portals and see who joins you in the exodus from
> those who refuse to acknowledge and be responsible for their abusive
> top-posting pathologies.
>
> Feel free to rave and be LARGE about it! I will absolutely delight in
> it, if you start a movement and make your point heard around the world.
> The next riots in Red Square will feature some little guy standing up to
> a tank shouting against the Top Posting running dogs. Protests and
> demonstrations will erupt everywhere and Sociologists will have new
> fodder for their groups to angst over. You go, Marko and lead the way
> carrying the lamp against the darkness of Top Posters everywhere.
>
> I'll make the speaking arrangements for you, work your scheduling and
> T-shirt sales for a very very small percentage of the gross. Can we
> talk? You'll enjoy working from the comfort of your home and da money is
> great too! <cackles> I hope you do this thing, Marko. God knows that
> this world needs some really good chuckles. Give 'em Hell, Ric

Well, what can I say? Thanks for the encouragement !!

I dream of a world where all e-mail lists use this software to transparently 
convert all messages to bottom-posted... People type whichever way they like, 
the resulting message gets to be bottom-posted... People see everyone else 
bottom-post, even their own e-mail gets converted... The top2bottom idea gets 
integrated into sendmail, postfix, qmail, etc., to automatically make every 
possible message bottom-post... Even M$ Outlook office secretaries start 
bottom-posting...

Ummm, ok, maybe this last thing is a bit too unrealistic. ;-)

But anyway, the revolution is about to start !! The days of top-posters are 
numbered... :-))

Cheers, :-)
Marko


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