quotation of database entries, software etc.

Cornelius Krasel zxmkr08 at studserv.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Jan 19 11:42:23 EST 1993


In <BASHFORD.93Jan18143533 at zippy.scripps.edu> bashford at scripps.edu (Don &) writes:

>>>>>> In article <93018.121123FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA>, <FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA> writes:

>DF> Thus this communication is "Forsdyke, D. R. (1993) Bnet.jrnl.note
>DF> 118, 1211est"

>Except that on my machine your post is number 43, not 118.  Article
>numbers vary according to the order in which messages arrive in
>different places and so are no good as identifiers.  However, UseNet
>news does supply a Message-ID field in the header (your message
>was <93018.121123FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA>  But what about mailing
>list propagation?  Does it supply the same ID?

I think 118 stands for Jan 18th which is the date when Don wrote his
message; 1211est seems to be the time. I am not sure about ids, though;
I am not sure if you can search for either Message id or date and time
by Gopher, so it seems rather tedious to dig out an old article...
(At least it is tedious for me since our connections are soooo slow :-( )

>Don Bashford
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