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Re: Commercial Presence

In a message dated 2/27/00 3:54:35 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

<< It seems like we're seeing a lot more of a commercial presence on APD
 than we used to.  I'm thinking in particular of two entities that used
 to be very small scale or non-commercial, but that have now come to be a
 fairly constant marketing presence.  Is this bothering anyone else?  Or
 are maybe these two people just viewed as list members who happen to be
 filling the somewhat specialized needs of the group?  Personally, I draw
 the line where someone posts a message saying nothing more than, in
 effect, "I can sell you what you're looking for at http://..."
 - -- Sherman Lovell
In my humble opinion - allow every one to sell or allow no one to sell.

If you allow one to sell you must give everybody the same fair access.
Or to be fair to all do not allow any selling on the list only off list.