Re: What's Scanning?
This message hardly warrents a response. Since many of the list members are
some of the most knowledgable and helpful in the business, I suggest you
wait a minute...you just might learn something. In the meantime, if
somebody's sense of humor, or topic doesn't agree with you, well, that's
what the delete button is for.
I can't tell you how much I have learned from the contributors to this list.
It has been invaluable.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Wolverton" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 30, 2002 8:31 PM
Subject: Re: What's Scanning?
> I recently subscribed and must say it's a hell of a list you folks have.
> My first exposure was some elitist "pro" slamming a newbie for asking a
> basic question about preparing scans for an ad. Obviously your Rule 8
> (No questions are too basic...) is meaningless. Furthermore, Rule 5 (Be
> patient and polite...) is also just so much rubbish, right?
> Now, for a wearisome period, posting members have become obsessed with
> VAT, socialized medicine and global warming, all seasoned with large
> portions of anti-Bush and anti-American sentiment. While Rule 1 says,
> "The subject of all posts should be related to scanning," it too must be
> an impotent dictum.
> At first I thought that because I was new I must be confused about the
> list's purpose, so I reviewed the "general information" mailing that I
> received. Astonishingly it says that appropriate topics include:
> hardware, software, color, storage, images and printing.
> Since I've only been in the profession since 1970, and have obviously
> missed something, I have a question for the list's "experienced pros."
> What the hell does global warming, socialized medicine, et al, have to
> do with anything on the "appropriate topics" list?
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