List stats redone
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 21:51:45 UTC 2008
On 12/02/2008, Thomas Cameron <thomas.cameron at camerontech.com> wrote:
> Someone used to do list stats every month. I found it more interesting
> than really "useful." I missed it, asked about it, and Rahul suggested
> I do it. Just trying to do something which people might appreciate.
> It's not really anything that will change the list or how it works, I
> just thought it might be fun.
> And it was a good excuse to brush the cobwebs off of my scripting
> skills. There were a lot of cobwebs. :-(
The PHP-general and some other lists that I subscribe to do this. It
seems popular, and makes for a nice, recurring OT topic once per
period. With the volume this list gets, I don't see this being a
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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