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Subject: Re: Suggestion for MLM Developers
From: Jamie Lawrence <foodie @ netcom . com>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 1997 16:13:08 -0700
To: Eric Thomas <ERIC @ VM . SE . LSOFT . COM>, list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <199704240907 . CAA20933 @ honor . greatcircle . com>

At 10:36 AM +0200 on 4/24/97, Eric Thomas wrote:

> because the grooming code which trims pending transactions that appear to
> have become orphaned (the process responsible for approving them does not
> seem to  have taken any action)  had a bug  and did not make  a necessary
> change  in a  co-dependent pending  transaction, which  did get  approved
> eventually and  led to incorrect  behaviour. Again there are  cases where

I won't speak for other list managers out there, but Eric just summarised
*my* childhood with remarkable clarity...

-j, apologising in advance, only after the fact.

--
"This analogy is like lifting yourself by your own bootstraps."
                                         -Douglas R. Hofstadter
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Jamie Lawrence                                      jal @
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