I couldn't agree more. I spent hours filing my negative carriers to get the full-frame with black border effect. My mentor from years ago explained that this technique "proved" to all that no cropping was employed in making the print.
Just to add an annoying note keyline borders (those which occur in full frame printing techniques can be produced on cropped images. its just a second step and a tiny bit of mucking around in the darkroom.
"Its my profession to hijack time" ~ Stephen Frizza.