Re: virus: META: a rule for the list

David McFadzean (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 10:03:02 -0600

At 11:43 AM 10/14/97 -0400, Reed Konsler wrote:

>Unenforceable. Plus, you are begging the argument. We
>are discussing the question: "What is truth and consistency,
>and why do we need it, if at all?" To create some arbitrary
>consistency-goalie makes the whole conversation moot.

As I mentioned in the message, truth and consistency are just
examples of standards. In retrospect I should have used
eloquence and spelling. At the moment I'm only recommending

>It makes me suspect that you are "going somewhere" with
>this thread and that the discussion itself is just a means to
>that end. Where are we going, David?

If everyone bought into fairness, the next step was to see
if we could come up with a way to implement it.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus