[LINK] what is on and off topic for Link?

Chirgwin, Richard Richard.Chirgwin@informa.com.au
Thu, 27 Feb 2003 10:03:27 +1000


Professor Klerphel seems never to have subbed to Link, although his
discoveries are regularly reported to the list. 

Since he emerged in January 2000, just before the dot-bomb, I presume him to
be an immensely rich scientist (spot the oxymoron) who made a squillion on
something like K-Grind, then bailed out before the crash to devote himself
to self-funded research. (A good thing too, his stuff is far outside the
sort of research fed.gov.au is prepared to fund. Wot, no sheep?)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ash Nallawalla [mailto:nospam@crm911.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 27 February 2003 00:23
> To: 'Link Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: [LINK] what is on and off topic for Link?
> > Why is I get chastised months ago for posting something
> > vaguely relating to the list, but definitely not entirely 
> > off-topic, but others are allowed to freely post on topics 
> IIRC you post usually about censorship - not sure if you are 
> for or agin
> it.  As I delete most of these by the subject lines and often by the
> name of the poster, I don't know why or when you got chastised.  Start
> posting followups on every topic discussed here and you'll be able to
> slip in your on-topic posts now and then with ease. :-)
> > such as anti-war marches, rich and corporate parasites
> > (although I've not looked at it since in the subject the 
> > original poster thoughtfully noted it was 'off topic') and 
> > various other topics which have ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with 
> > Link and its aims?
> Link passed its peak 3-4 years ago when a more diverse set of people
> posted on topic.  Some still seem to be subscribers but are mainly
> lurkers.  Is Stewart Fist still around?  I was also wondering about
> Grant Bayley and noted that he is still around. :-)
> ObLink: What is the background to Professor Klerphel who 
> seems to create
> great mirth here at the mention of his name?  :-)
> - Ash
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