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Re: [Killietalk] New forums on the AKA site
At 11:24 PM 8/29/2003 -0400, you wrote:
What are we going too do with the people that don't have a computer, what
about their input. Dan
They have the option to communicate in the way they choose. Historically
"they" have not done a good job of it (paper communication). Look at the
appalling rate of return of paper questionnaires and voting. Are we to hold
back service for the 80%+ of members who do have computers and online
access to satisfy the small percentage that chooses not to? Are we to be
satisfied with minimal communication when we have a way to maximize it?
Should we all stop driving cars because a few Americans prefer to use
horses and carriages?
I simply don't think that argument holds water any more. Besides which,
nobody in any official position has suggested abandoning the BNL.
I don't mean to sound obnoxious, and apologize if my strong opinion makes
me sound that way.
Barry J. Cooper, Prof. Emeritus, Dept. Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University
Adjunct faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University
Home address: 27505 Riggs Hill Rd., Sweet Home, OR 97386 (bjc3 at cornell_edu)