Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 43.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 07:20:52 +0100
From: email@example.com (Francois Lachance)
Subject: Obstacles & Paths
A recent posting bordering on rant which you kindly deemed worthy of
publication has garnered a bit of off-list reaction in the form of
appreciation for the idiom of irony. Below is a snippet of my response
to one person who tied my comments about making greater use of online
communication with a general question about renewal which knot gets
spliced to the purpose of Humanist...
You do raise the twin issues of the quality of the scholary products in
which we invest and the calibre of mentoring we give and receive. I wonder
if the spate of upcoming discussions on MA curricula will address their
As to Humanist being a pref-Ref cathedral. a rant about digitial
preservation as work parrallel to the development of content encoding
schemes might not be out of place. Imagine if Luther had used sticky notes
instead of hammer and nails...
Not looking for an Alexander,
Delighted to delight in loops,
Cuz the Gordian knot tugs
Keeping Aeolian strings taut
-- Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance 20th : Machine Age :: 21st : Era of Reparation
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