Re: DS Syndrome

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Wed 21 May 2003 - 11:52:24 GMT

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    At 05:35 PM 19/05/03 -0400, you wrote:
    >It takes two to have an argument. On a memetics list, it would seem only
    >too obvious to point out that controversy, conflict, and charged language
    >tend to attract attention. But if that detracts from the utility of this
    >forum, that isn't a problem of a single person.
    >It's the result of a general lack of self-discipline.


    And some of us need mechanical aids to keep from adding to the noise even in the face of people doing dishonest chopping up of what we write.

    Which is another interesting possibility, being able to specify people where you don't want their replies to the list sent to you. This is equal to a kill file, one of the more useful features of news readers.

    BTW, your clock has slipped about 3 days.

    Keith Henson

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