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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Finton/Reed Agreement
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 16:04:31 -1000
Paul C. Reed is absolutely correct.
The excuse by Mr. Finton that it is somehow "time-consuming",
"impractical" or "unnecessary" is just pure eyewash.
>From the Hawai'ian perspective, it appears that Mr. Finton is
attempting to evade a firm agreement that he has committed to.
D. Spencer Hines
Lux et Veritas et Libertas
"It may be said that, thanks to the 'clercs', humanity did evil for
two thousand years, but honoured good. This contradiction was an
honour to the human species, and formed the rift whereby civilisation
slipped into the world." "La Trahison des clercs" [The Treason of the
Intellectuals] (1927) Julien Benda (1867-1956)
"Paul C. Reed" <> wrote in message
| [Ken wrote:]
| Again, this is not a meant to be construed as a means of
| agreement with Paul Reed. However, I really do not think it worth
his time or
| mine to ask permission for a small blurb such as the one quoted.
| I reply:
| Ken, our agreement was explicit and utterly clear as far as I or
| understand. There was no gray area. You are not to quote or
| material without prior permission. PERIOD.
| In this instance [Sears problem], I would give permission. I might
| IT IS worth the time of checking with me. Always.
| I agree common sense should enter into the decision, but I see it as
| intellectual property. Someone has to make a stand, and just as I
did it with
| the problem we faced with Roderick Stuart, I make it now. Even if
| get this by the courts of law, we'd have to go to court, and there
| expenses on both our parts. It does not pass the ethical standards
| in our field. This just isn't done by the other journals we respect
| I would not have posted this, but your post makes an assumption that
has to be
| corrected and addressed publicly. I may send other comments
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