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

From: Rakesh Bhandari (rakeshb@STANFORD.EDU)
Date: Sun May 16 2004 - 20:13:28 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,

False. He has also been exempt from power.

>even if the job carries any, which it does not appear to.
>Can we get back to matters of substance?

I am all for substance, and contribute substance as much as I can.
Even in these posts I have at least suggested some substantive


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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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