In article <5279d4$lv1 at net.bio.net>, Jim Mau <jimmau at lmdlabs.com> wrote:
>Ian York wrote:
>> ...the key is that the virus maintains a roughly steady level
>w/in the population over time...and the status quo is restored.
>> is this a reference to balance? ... not necessarily
>'apathogenicity', though it seems to work quite well for commensels and
>other symbionts of mutualistic relations. It would seem that to
>conclude that 'balance' and 'apathogenicity' are the same (as it has
>been in previous posts) may not be appropriate?
Can you clarify this question? It looks to me as if you are restating my
point, but I'm not sure.
Posted and mailed.
Ian York (iayork at panix.com) <http://www.panix.com/~iayork/>
"-but as he was a York, I am rather inclined to suppose him a
very respectable Man." -Jane Austen, The History of England