I'll call it not just controversial, but ill-advised. There is no need to pull the ridgeline overly tight, since the hammock will drop anyway under weight. Also, you're far more likely to snap the ridgeline - which has happened to quite a number of HH users.
“I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt.” - Cormac McCarthy