Hey ISC, thanks for providing free wifi to intercage!

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 20:08:27 CDT 2008


On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 6:19 AM, Gadi Evron <ge at linuxbox.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Oct 2008, Noel Butler wrote:
>>
>> I'll post what I want, when I want and however I want, and no self
>> appointed net nazi is going to tell me otherwise.
>
> Ah! You mentioned the Nazis. Now we know the thread is over. :)
>
> We should mention Nazis more often to end threads here. Godwin's law to the
> rescue.

Deliberate invocation of Hitler does not invoke Godwin's law (courtesy
Gym Quirk .. now that's a name from the past.. havent read usenet in
about a decade.

--srs

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/legends/godwin/

>   6.  "Hitler!"  Ha!  The thread is over!
>
> 	Nope, doesn't work that way.  Not only is it wrong to say that a
> thread is over when Godwin's Law is invoked anyway (Usenet threads
> virtually always outlive their usefulness), but long ago a corollary to
> the Law was proposed and accepted by Taki "Quirk" Kogama (quirk at swcp.com):
>
>  	Quirk's Exception: Intentional invocation of this so-called
> 		     "Nazi Clause" is ineffectual.
> 	
> 	Sorry, folks.  Nice try, though.




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