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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: Ratings issues--and TAG
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 10:29:42 -0700
Rafal Prinke <>
> >>We have to distinguish consensus for the method and the consensus
> >>for the result. I dont think that the later is really significant,
> >>while the former is indispensable.
> A journal like TAG guarantees the former - and this is where it differs
> from such journals as... no, I will not name any :-) But it does not
> (and cannot) guarantee the latter.
Perhaps a good recent example of what Rafal is talking about is the Jette article on Agatha, which
appeared in one of the top US genealogical journals. It certainly did not represent consensus, but
thatin no way diminishes either its quality or that of the journal in question..
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