virus: META: a rule for the list

Reed Konsler (
Thu, 16 Oct 1997 10:50:44 -0400 (EDT)

>Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 10:03:02 -0600
>From: David McFadzean <>

>>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.

OK. I'll play.


Reed Konsler