Re: IP address
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 11:09:45 -0500
> Auditing a class is sitting in on it but not getting a grade or
> being required to participate. It costs less than actually taking
> the class while having the benift of instruction.
I understand that meaning of the word as well, I just thought perhaps the OP
was referring to the situation I encountered... especially since it was the
215 portion he had trouble with.
Fris "The Inuit have 50 different words for audit" beeŽ, MCNGP #13
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