Re: (OPE-L) Re: old and new publishing technologies

From: Michael Williams (michaelj.williams@TISCALI.CO.UK)
Date: Sun May 16 2004 - 17:53:22 EDT

It's not a matter of principle, but practice. I do not see a queue of people
waiting to rotate into and out of this administrative job in which Jerry has
wielded no power, even if the job carries any, which it does not appear to.

Can we get back to matters of substance?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: OPE-L [mailto:OPE-L@SUS.CSUCHICO.EDU] On Behalf Of 
> Rakesh Bhandari
> Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 5:40 PM
> Subject: Re: (OPE-L) Re: old and new publishing technologies
> >
> >
> >Indeed, there are frustrations to be expected  over that period of 
> >time.  That is why I am so encouraged to _stay_ as 
> coordinator. There 
> >are now eighty-seven (87) members of OPE-L.  You are the 
> only one (1) 
> >that has called for my resignation.  That is an _excellent_ approval 
> >rating.
> Levy, it's not a question of approval. It's a question of 
> whether anyone should monopolize administrative authority for 
> close to a decade. I am sure that most of those OPE-L'ers who 
> are thankful or moderately thankful for your administration 
> would agree that nine years from any one person is enough, 
> that administration should be rotated, and that the advisory 
> committee should appoint someone new. You do not own this 
> list; you do not pay for it. No one OPE-L member does. The 
> question is not whether Levy should resign but whether any 
> one person should moderate for more than nine years.  I  
> doubt that anyone on this list would agree to that in principle.
> Let's see who disagrees with that.
> Rakesh

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