Copyright, "Let's Make it Clear", Loudmouthed schnooks, & RPI

Subject: Copyright, "Let's Make it Clear", Loudmouthed schnooks, & RPI
From: Randy Allen Harris <raha -at- WATARTS -dot- UWATERLOO -dot- CA>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1993 07:52:25 -0500

What I intended as a personal note of advice to Nancy went public
because I thought it was an important warning and I couldn't
get to her private mail box.

I still don't know who originally posted Paul's "Let's make
it clear" to this list (or was it to another?), but Nancy's
message implied it was someone other than Paul. If it was
someone besides Paul, then I still think it would have been
courteous to talk with him first before (re-)posting it to
a public list, and I'm not at all sure that reproducing the
copyright notice is sufficient for legal purposes. (Sending
it to someone's private mailbox is enitrely different.) If
Paul was the person who posted it, then I was a loudmouthed
schnook, and I tender my public apology to Nancy for my

On a completely separate topic that Paul raised in his last post,
he and I did indeed attend RPI at the same time, in the
same program, but our perceptions of both are quite different.
He is welcome to say anything he wants about the Language, Literature,
and Communication program there (and has been doing so, quite
vociferously and openly for several years), but what he says is his
view, not mine. I would be happy to chat privately (at least after
the term is over) about RPI with anyone who wishes to no my feelings,
but I prefer a private forum to a public one.

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Randy Allen Harris
raha -at- watarts -dot- uwaterloo -dot- ca

Rhetoric and Professional Writing, Department of English, University of
Waterloo, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1, CANADA; 519 885-1211, x5362; FAX: 519 884-8995

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