Foteos Macrides MACRIDES at WFEB2.BITNET
Tue Dec 24 12:19:00 EST 1991

>   Dear Netters,
>   This is a IMPORTANT message from the professors and the students of the
>   Maisons-Alfort (PARIS) Veterinary School.
>   Thank you very much for reading.
>One of the funny thing is that to make your propaganda you are using one of the
>argument which can defeat your argumentation: namely the network, e-mail,
>In our era of Fax, e-mail, news, plane, TGV and even Europe, you do not have to
>work with the neighbor next door... You can have good and strong research
>relationship with labs all other the world.  [...]
>I do not think that your mail is presenting an objective view of the situation,
>but I am open to any new argument youcould have on the subject.
>Francois Felix INGRAND

        I have a Research Assistant who is deaf.  He can read lips, but in
face-to-face interactions he is often misperceived as dull-witted.

        The ability to communicate electronically on our local area network,
and via it with the wide area network, is an opportunity for liberation of his

        I hope he will be reading more discussion like this in our forums, and
eventually contribute to them himself.


 Foteos Macrides           Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology
 MACRIDES at WFEB2.BITNET     222 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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