and if you're just racking from primary to secondary, yeah its fine, that's the reason for the tip, to keep it off the bulk of sediment.
its also the reason many aim for 5.5 gallon batches..so they can lose .5 gallons during racking and really avoid pulling any sediment up.
Primary: English Mild
On tap: Pale Ale, Lancelot's Wheat, English Brown Ale, Steam Beer, HoovNuts IPA
Bottled: MOAM, Braggot, Raspberry Melomel, Merlot, Apfelwein, Pyment, Sweet mead, Cabernet
Gal in 2009: 27, Gal in 2010: 34, Gal in 2011: 13, Gal in 2012: 10