how to reference list discussions

gail at gail at
Wed Jul 31 05:54:14 UTC 1996

It should be enough to just write '(personal communication)' or (pc) 
next to the sentence in which you refer to an Indology List discussion.


On Wed, 31 Jul 1996, George Thompson wrote:

> Dear Indologists,
> Perhaps rather like a hunter finishing off a wounded deer, I am presently
> trying to put a paper that I am writing out of its misery, with finishing
> touches such as completed endnotes and full bibliographic references. My
> question to you is this: how does one reference an Indology List discussion
> [for example]?  I have never referenced such a thing before, nor have I
> ever encountered anyone else's attempt at doing so.  Is there an
> established convention for this sort of thing?
> Sincerely,
> George Thompson

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