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Subject: Re: Moderator questions

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 20:02:31 12/18/98

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On December 18, 1998 at 21:40:40, Dann Corbit wrote:

>On December 18, 1998 at 20:42:01, SEAN EVANS wrote:
>>On December 18, 1998 at 18:09:56, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>>I think Don was trying to make a point which you missed entirely.  If Adolf
>>>Hitler were still alive and asked to join the group, I think the operators >>would have to think long and hard before letting a person of that nature in.  >>Even before he ever made a *single* post, he would be prejudged because of what
>>>others already knew about him.  I am not saying that you are like Adolf Hitler,
>>>far from it.  That is just an illustration.  But the point is a dog that has
>>>once bitten, even in a different neighborhood, will be viewed with great
>>>suspicion, in much the same way that "even an ass" is half an anagram.
>>>"seen as van" being the obvious other half.
>>So you have just compared a CCC member to Adolf Hitler and called him an Ass,
>You made both of those inferences, even though I clearly stated otherwise.  If
>this post had followed a message by Dr. Hyatt or Amir Ban or Don Daily or
>Prakash Das or Kai Skibbe or Didzis Cirulis or Komputer Korner or Harald Faber
>or Will Singleton would you have jumped to the same conclusion?  Why or why not?
>>I guarantee their will be a War in the Computer Chess Community if *you* get
>Hopefully, I won't get elected and we won't even have to worry about it.

By the way, I think there are enough of "us" to guarantee that there *will*
*not* be a "war" in the computer chess community.  Hard to fight a war when
one side is unarmed...  And your password can be removed as easily the second
time as it was the first time.

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