"ad hominem comments to yourself. I would be greatly disappointed to see the CR list turn into a forum for adolescent prattling like the iBob list."
Some might consider this an "ad hominem" comment.
John Dunn in Boise who happens to enjoy the iBOB list a great deal and find it and valuable source of camaraderie and info.
<email@example.com> Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 4:51 AM Subject: [CR]dilemma solved, but long
> For $18, this is a colossal waste of time and, in my opinion, a misuse of the CR list. I've been burned by another CR member (for a significantly larger amount), but have elected to confine my attempts to resolve the issue to correspondence between myself, the infringing party, and Dale.
> If you wish to warn the other listmembers of the misdeeds of another, go ahead and do so; but please keep the comments to the point, the editorialising to a minimum, and the ad hominem comments to yourself. I would be greatly disappointed to see the CR list turn into a forum for adolescent prattling like the iBob list.
> Other than that, Season's Greetings to all.