Inappropriate posts

Subject: Inappropriate posts
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 1995 08:30:43 -0700

>> Saying that because you were responding to an
>> inappropriate post your post somehow becomes
>> appropriate is a remarkably specious argument.

>Aren't YOU responding to an inappropriate post?

This is the kind of argument that gave the Sophists a bad name.

Obviously there's a big difference between the two kinds of response. One
addresses the inappropriate behavior represented by the posting. The other
continues the inappropriate behavior. ...RM

Richard Mateosian Technical Writer in Berkeley CA srm -at- c2 -dot- org


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