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Re: everyone act your age, please

Thank you John.

> From: John S. Quarterman <jsq@matrix.net>
> To: sinclair@matrix.net
> Subject: everyone act your age, please
> Date: Saturday, June 10, 2000 8:47 PM
> Folks,
> I was hoping this thing would die down and I wouldn't have to say anything.
> However, people keep commenting on it, so I feel compelled to interject.
> >From: "general observer" <observer95@hotmail.com>
> >Reply-To: sinclair@matrix.net
> >To: sinclair@matrix.net
> >Subject: DRMFSOB
> >Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 21:26:22 GMT
> >
> >Just the kind of comment you would expect from Sinclair the Spammer.
> >
> >General Observer.
> In every other list I've hosted, I have had one common rule:
>  No ad hominem attacks.
> I realize this isn't the first time people have gotten personal on this
> list, and I didn't say anything last time.  I regret that now, because
> this phenomenon seems to be recurring.  I tried last time to defuse the
> situation with humor.  Apparently that wasn't enough.  Others have tried
> that this time.  Apparently it's not enough this time, either.
> Nobody on this list is a spammer, so far as I know, and I see no
> purpose in anyone calling anyone such a thing without evidence.
> If anyone is not familiar with what spam actually is, see
>  http://www.matrix.net/nospam/
> Whatever the acronym that provoked these responses means, it was
> not directed at anyone in particular.  It was unfortunate that
> it was posted, but escalating to direct namecalling is even more
> unfortunate.
> Let's all act our ages, please.  Be civil to other people on this list.
> Thanks,
> John
> --
> John S. Quarterman <jsq@matrix.net>
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