Research update and thanks
una at LANL.GOV
Thu Jun 17 11:58:20 CDT 2004
Christine Hine <Christine.Hine at btinternet.com> wrote:
>There are clearly a lot of women working in systematics, and indeed
>subscribed to the list. But few seem to post messages. Why might this
>be? Is it a problem?
The relevant question is perhaps: Are women in the field more or
less likely to subscribe to TAXACOM, and are those who subscribe
more or less likely to post? I don't know the answer. I also
don't know that the question is even interesting or important.
>Some people clearly spend a lot of time contributing to the list. What
I have in the past contributed a lot. I did so to teach myself
and/or work through ideas. And to build my network with colleagues
I rarely/never meet in person (I usually cannot attend the summer
>Apart from the public replies sent to the list, do messages generate
>private email correspondence? Do many of you respond privately to
>queries, rather than to the list?
>as before, direct to me and not to the list, to avoid clogging up the
TAXACOM is a discussion list, Christine, and so far you have not
posted a digest of the replies sent to you directly. So I prefer
not to send my own contribution into your "black hole".
Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS K-710, Los Alamos, NM 87545
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