Re: virus: Tad's rule #3a, b and c

chardin (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 15:21:23 CST+6CDT

Thank you for clearing this up. It came right on the heels of my
magnum opus so I thought it was aimed at me. Chardin

> Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 13:11:01 -0700
> To:
> From: Tadeusz Niwinski <>
> Subject: Re: virus: Tad's rule #3a, b and c

> Cathy wrote:
> >If someone takes the time to type out quotations, they obviously
> >feel that they are important. The quotes were not "downloaded" or
> >"cut and pasted from other articles--which would be an easy
> >enterprise to undertake.
> Sorry for the misunderstanding, Cathy. By "quotations" I menat what
> others have said, what has been already posted (sometimes many
> times) not quotations from outside, which are welcome. I was not
> clear enough. How about this:
> Tad's rule # 3c+:
> If quotations from other posts are longer than your text there is a
> chance they are not needed to understand what you say or that you do
> not respect your fellow list members.
> Thank you for pointing it out. Maybe there is a better word than
> "quotations"?
> Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa
> (604) 985-4159