[ih] what is and isn't the web, was Rise and Fall of the Gopher Protocol

Andrew G. Malis agmalis at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 09:57:15 PDT 2016

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:14 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> Now you've replaced the spam problem with the introduction problem, who to
> let in, which is even more intractable than the spam problem.  It soon
> leads to the observation that any community large enough to be interesting
> is large enough to have people who you don't want.

This reminds me of Groucho’s old line that he wouldn’t want to belong to
any club that would have him as a member.

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