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Re: List suspension - in defense of Wildwoman

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I agree with Dennis.  Bring back Kate.

Dennis Wish wrote:
> I found out last night that Kate O'Brien (Wildwoman) was suspended from this
> Listservice for her part in the growing number of submissions of humor to
> this list. I am against this action since it was done in response to threats
> by a small percentage of this list who asked simply to curtail the number of
> non-professional posts to the list. No one member, to the best of my
> knowledge, suggested that Kate or any other member should have their
> priveleges suspended.
> Kate has been a participant in many issues on this list. Although most of us
> know her best for her welcomed sense of humor, those wishing to search the
> SEAint archives will find a great deal of interaction by Kate on
> professional issues.
> Once a precedence is set, such as this, there is no telling where or when it
> will cease. I feel that this is an unfortunate response by Shafat who was
> under pressure to stop the hysteria that arose by the last thread.
> I urge Shafat to post a survey on the Web regarding Kates disiplanary action
> so that the members can decide her fate. I also suggest that those with
> opinions on this matter submit them to Shafat rather than this list who, I
> trust, will respond to us with his findings.
> Dennis Wish PE