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From:"D. Hammer" <>
To:"Slap, Steven" <>
Date:Mon, 29 Mar 1999 13:03:49 -0800 (PST)
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You may have noticed that I have begun to "clean up" my posts as well
after visiting the archives. That may end up to be as difficult a task as
was working on "tact". 

Not so sure I will post any of my thoughts recalled :)


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On Mon, 29 Mar 1999, Slap, Steven wrote:

> Dear HistoNetters
> I don't really want to cast a wet blanket over Marvin's accomplishment,
> which took a lot of hard work and dedication.  Still, I want to express
> my reservations about having all of my timeless words of wisdom <grin>
> permanently accessible for all the world to read and enjoy for years to
> come on the archive.  This raises some significant privacy issues for
> me.  Among them:
> 1.	How does your employer feel about you expressing your opinions
> in a permanent form on the World Wide Web?  Does your employer care what
> you may have said?
> 2.	Have you ever written anything in haste to HistoNet which you
> may not, with the benefit of hindsight, want preserved in perpetuity?
> 3.	Are you aware that these posts might be found with a simple
> search engine query by your name?
> I have enjoyed the open, unfettered style of HistoNet discussions.  Like
> a good telephone conversation with 900 of your friends, much of the
> friendly banter is very informal.  Now that I know that whatever I write
> will be preserved on a web site, I, for one, will be much more careful
> what I say and how I say it (which might not be a bad idea...).
> Best regards,
> Steven Slap

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