@tedster: agreed. overSEO'ing might not be connected to Panda - but, I want to be sure with it!
I still wonder, how I would dial the "quality" aspect in my ranking equation. Yet, I wanted to start a thread with minimal discussions, only short headlines of what you guys think... I have one more:
- outgoing links (no matter if follow or not) to content that contains large parts of your copy could connect you to a "less important" evaluation (penalty would be too much) farm aspect.