How can I correct an error in an old post?
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Oct 4 17:37:24 CEST 2006
Jorgen Grahn wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Oct 2006 16:36:24 +0100, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>>Jorgen Grahn wrote:
>>>On 1 Oct 2006 10:18:59 -0700, barakad at gmail.com <barakad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>and I wish to add my findings to the post, to prevent others from
>>>>taking the wrong path.
>>>In Usenet terms, make a posting with a References: header which mentions the
>>>Message-ID of the bad posting (just like this posting references yours, if
>>>you look closely at the headers). That's easier if the posting hasn't
>>>already expired on your server, but by no means impossible if it has.
>>Since this message was never on topic,
> I disagree; it was a technical question on how to handle a discussion in
> this newsgroup, and IMHO that is always on topic -- to a certain point.
>>I'd appreciate it if all
>>concerned would close this thread now.
> I think you are overreacting. This was a thread with three (3) postings, in
> a high-volume newsgroup, with no indication that it would continue (except
> maybe with a pointer to whatever posting the OP wanted to correct, or to his
I probably was. I also missed the (in retrospect, fairly clear)
implication that it was an old *c.l.py* post that was being discussed.
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