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ge at linuxbox.org
Sat Oct 4 00:03:45 CDT 2008
On Sat, 4 Oct 2008, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> 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
> 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.
According to another interpretation, any invovation is allowed, although
following it is optional and mostly dependent on peer pressure.
I just made that up. That guy, did .. too.
>> 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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