FW: permits for visiting scholars

Joseph Laferriere joseph at BIO2.COM
Thu Jul 20 09:59:00 CDT 1995

Right. I agree. Dr. Veldkamp's comment was addressed to me personally, and I
forwarded part of it to Taxacom without his permission. I apologize for
that. I would certainly support some editing, and in a comment last week I
pleaded for civility. I do think that Dr. Veldkamp's comment was a general
one, not directed at anyone in particular.
Joe Laferriere
From: owner-taxacom
To: Multiple recipients of list TAXACOM
Subject: Re: permits for visiting scholars
Date: Thursday 20 July 1995 12:14PM

I sent the following message to Julian Humphries in support of his idea of
an archive.  After reading the last posting from Laferrier/Veldcamp I think
its important that it be considered by TAXACOM.

We all have "morons" in official capacities; I have them here in
Massachusetts.  However, this name calling, true or not, should not go into
such an archive.   Facts, only the facts.

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From: <hartel at mcz.harvard.edu>
Thu, 20 Jul 95 12:04:47 EDT
To: jmh3 at CORNELL.EDU
Subject: Re: permits for visiting scholars


I think its a great idea but if it goes into effect I suggest that a
careful review of the NON-OFFICIAL postings is inorder to prevent any
serious problems with host countries... since the server is in the USA it
reflects back on our efforts here and the USA has enough bad images.
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Karsten E. Hartel
  Curatorial Associate, Fishes
  hartel at mcz.harvard.edu

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