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Dan Davison davison at UHNIX2.UH.EDU
Thu Aug 2 17:23:11 EST 1990


> HOWEVER
> The filthy UN*X software wouldn't take my article BECAUSE I DIDN'T
> WRITE ENOUGH!!!  I could have just said what I had to say, having done
> a minor mitzvot by adding my microscopic bit of wisdom to the net and
> to the molecular biology community BUT NO, because the amount of new
> material I added did not exceed the amount of material I quoted, IT
> REFUSED TO ALLOW ME TO POST!
> [FLAME ON]


Has nothing to do with Bell.  It's the decision of The Backbone Cabal
that Inews check the content-added vs contnet-included ratio and boune
messages that don't add more lines than they quote.

This is popularly known as "the fascist inews" and your sysadmin can
fix it by deleting a couple lines of code.

dan



-- 
dr. dan davison/dept. of biochemical and biophysical sciences/univ. of
Houston/4800 Calhoun/Houston,TX 77054-5500/davison at uh.edu/DAVISON at UHOU

"Without the voice of reason, every faith is its own curse" -- Sting

Disclaimer: As always, I speak only for myself, and, usually, only to
myself.





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