META: Long messages *good* (WAS: SETSIs)

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Fri, 09 Jul 1999 19:47:42 -0500

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> That's the problem with this group... Try to be brief and you
> get crucified... [I'm not sure if the converse -- Try to be complete
> and the message gets long and ends up DELed -- is true or not.] :-)

I can only speak for myself, but the likelihood of my deleting a message is *inversely* proportional to its length.

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
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