RE: Thanks (but gripe, grumble)

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From:"Holland, Wayne" <>
To:"'J. A. Kiernan'" <>, Histonet <>

Well said, in agreement.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	J. A. Kiernan []
> Sent:	Wednesday, April 26, 2000 10:30 AM
> To:	Histonet
> Subject:	Re: Thanks (but gripe, grumble)
>    Evidently there are still some knowledgeable people answering 
>    HistoNet questions directly to the askers, depriving the rest
>    of us of the benefit of their wisdom and expertise. I didn't
>    see a single reply to the question about the Machiavello stain
>    (and still don't know what it is), but Renee did receive
>    answers. The whole idea of a listserver like this one is to
>    share our ignorance by asking, and to share our knowledge by
>    answering to everyone. It says so in the bumph we receive
>    every time we type "subscribe" on the Subject line!
>    Often there is more than one answer to a question, and there
>    can be requests for clarification, added hints, and even
>    occasional arguments. Open discussions are the life & soul
>    of a forum such as this one, for people with common interests
>    in a science that will never be fully understood, partly
>    because it's also both a craft and an art. Please reply to
>    HistoNet, not just to individuals.
>    Thanks to Linda and Herb for getting a better server. The delays
>    in posting messages are already noticeably shorter.
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Renee Escalona wrote:
> > Thanks to all of you who responded to my question about the Machiavello
> > stain.  I've got enough info to go on and I think I'm ready to tackle
> this
> > stain.

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