[ILUG-BOM] Disclaimer Problem Part -2

Kiran Nadgir kirann@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Mon Nov 11 15:24:58 IST 2002

And BTW phillips....The mailing list GUIDELINES dont talk anything about
Disclaimers ......So please either change the guidelines or stop issuing
warnings just for the heck of it.

kiran nadgir

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