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From: "Chris" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Typhon's scene - (sorry - last time)
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 17:31:06 +0000

I don't think anyone's disputing that Marc's quotes were incorrect. To use 
the word "duplicitous" indicates that he intended to mislead, whereas it 
seems clear that he believed what he put into his post. This is what seems 

> >> But that is unforgivable.  To do so is duplicitous.
> >>
> >>
> >> Matthew
> >
> >That's a bit harsh. Marc's paraphrase includes some paraphrased reported
> >speech, so he puts it in quotes. It's not like he's faking up a reference
> >something. Maybe it'd be helpful if he flagged it as a paraphrase, but
> >not that big a deal, I think.
>Marc ascribed to Typhon words that are not in the text.
>The use of quotation marks is conventionally to indicate a direct
>Unless you propose that we abandon the conventions what was presented to
>us was an interpretation apparently textually supported but for which in
>reality no such text exists.

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