Re: student survey

Subject: Re: student survey
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 11:22:04 -0500

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From: <eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com>
To: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
Cc: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: November 10, 2003 10:51 AM
Subject: Re: student survey

> "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com> wrote on 11/10/2003 10:37:06 AM:
> > I have no reason to believe without any evidence, that the
> > poster was lying. I'm
> > sorry. I just don't. You can call me naive, if you want.
> > I'd rather be naive than automatically think people are liars.
> Sorry, but anything posted from a hotmail account with no further information
> details about the poster nor the reason for the survey demands that the
> be treated as suspect. In my view it's not my place to go and verify the
> validity of the posters claims it's up to the original poster to gain my

The e-mail gave the reason. The first line on the Web page gave the reason.
Going to the home page provided a link to his resume.

> It may just be a sad reflection on the state of cyberspace, but my gut
> is to ignore and distrust anything that doesn't come from an identifiable
> source. That means if its supposed to be a class project, its hosted on a
> university .edu computer with all e-mails originating from a .edu server.

Now that is a point that I can agree with.

> > All of this may be quite true; I don't doubt it, but in
> > the present case, it
> > still boils down only to your believing -- without any
> > evidence -- that the
> > poster was lying. I'm not prepared to do that.
> I think there is ample evidence that the survey is a lie. The silence from the
> original poster speaks volumes about whether the survey is valid or not.

Perhaps this will be a lesson for me, as well. ; )

Bonnie Granat



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