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the "please" distributes to both clauses and the difference is a matter of
style rather than substance.

job's point is sound and correct.

please try to respect his firm suggestion.



On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 9:03 PM, Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:

> --- job at instituut.net wrote:
> People - please just stop the off topic chatter. It is
> ludicrous that a thread about bgp hijacks morphed into
> font discussions.
> Either contribute to the operational issue at hand by
> evaluating your terms & conditions (or abuse policies)
> and applying them to your operations, or remain silent.
> -------------------------------------
> While I have to agree with what you said in the first
> paragraph (there was too much of off topic chatter on
> this thread), I disagree with the second paragraph.
> You are not the King of NANOG where you can demand
> folks contribute in the manner you expect or "remain
> silent".  The "Please" is acceptable and we'd likely
> all comply.  The "remain silent" demand is not and
> it's likely to not gain compliance.
> scott