[ale] OT: top-posting - Further OT - Banks and Firefox

Jeff Lightner jlightner at water.com
Wed Jan 7 15:25:07 EST 2009

I was pleasantly surprised a few months back to find Bank of America
made a point of making their site work with Firefox and announced same
on their site once they had done so.

-----Original Message-----
From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of Jim
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 1:49 PM
To: ale at ale.org
Subject: Re: [ale] OT: top-posting

Christopher Fowler wrote:
> Okay,
> I want to open a can of worms :)
> We have a sales-rep that sent me this response today in regards to a 
> link I sent him that
> top-posting is "bad".
> /*The link you sent me is one opinion but I think top posting is the
only way to go since the rest of the Microsoft world does it that way.
And, if we like it or not, they are the top dog in the business world.
Sounds like The Butter Battle Book written by Dr. Seuss to me.*/
> The link I sent:
> http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
> Comments? Flames? 
Reminds me of my bank when I told them their web page didn't work with 
Firefox.  They were very indignant and suggested that from their logs 
99% of the people accessing their site were using IE.  Well DUH! 

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