At 7:16 PM -0500 11/30/04, Nathaniel Borenstein wrote:
I think we need to distinguish between human-level conventions and
protocol elements. Any "harmfulness" in the former is not something
that can be addressed technically.
Ok, human bad, protocol element good. That's quite clear. Pesky humans.
Is [nameoflist] inserted by a list processor a human-level convention?
If a machine puts it there, I think it's reasonable for another
machine to try to take it out. If we as an Internet community can
make that easier, we will have done a good thing.
Where are we going, and why are we in this handbasket?