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Robert Snow <email@example.com> writes on 3 November 1999 at 22:04:19 -0600 > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: David Dyer-Bennet <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 7:00 PM > Subject: Re: Archival papers & inks > > > > > > I'm sorry, but referring to Wilhelm's work as "some doddering old > > fart's obscure tests" is insulting and ridiculous. Stooping to > > insulting the researcher, who isn't even here, when you don't like his > > results, or how some people use his results, is childish, and you > > should be ashamed of yourself. Or better yet, you should stop doing > > it. > > > > You may, if you wish, say that *I* am an idiot for caring how long my > > prints last, since nobody else ever will; but writing off Wilhelm's > > work so casually is *stupid*. > > > > > Wow, David, me thinks you had your 'serious' cap on here! Smile...you'll > live longer! I'm really not very interested in a view of the world in which describing a serious researcher's work as above is considered funny. These are *real people*; they shouldn't be treated as punching bags for your (or Jan's) juvenile notion of humor. -- David Dyer-Bennet / Join the 20th century before it's too late! / firstname.lastname@example.org http://dd-b.lighthunters.net/ (photos) Minicon: http://www.mnstf.org/minicon http://www.dd-b.net/dd-b (sf) http://ouroboros.demesne.com/ Ouroboros Bookworms - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.