Re: Thanks (but gripe, grumble)

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From:Jill Songer <>
To:"J. A. Kiernan" <>, Histonet <>
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I agree.

At 10:30 AM 4/26/2000 -0400, J. A. Kiernan wrote:
>   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.

Jill Songer HT (ASCP)
Virginia Tech 
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

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