Posted by Larry Hoover on August 26, 2003, at 7:04:44
In reply to Re: Quoting an uncivil comment?, posted by Dr. Bob on August 25, 2003, at 20:32:26
> > Would quoting a clearly insulting comment be itself a breach of the civility guidelines? I feel an urge to comment about something I just read on the med board, but I'm uncomfortable about quoting it, and my comment might not be fully understood if I don't.
> Language that could offend others I'd rather not have quoted "as is",
You mean the use of asterisks? I would have done so.
> but I think it should be OK to quote comments that might be considered uncivil in for other reasons.
Just to emphasize that the language was at issue.
> You'd redirect your comment here, right? :-)
Redirect? I would have left it "in thread", methinks.
BTW, how does one redirect a thread?