Re: [CR]Why we shouldn't give Dale a big head


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To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Why we shouldn't give Dale a big head
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:42:53 +0000


Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:54:00 +0100 From: "brucerobbins" <brucerobbins@supanet.com> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Subject: [CR]Why we shouldn't give Dale a big head
> From: Dennis Young <mail@woodworkingboy.com>
>
> While a few folks have noted the CR list achievement with an expression of
> deserving gratitude to our listmaster, and no doubt many more feel such in
> their hearts, let us not forget the wonderful contribution made by the
> Frenchmen, Pierre and Ernest Michaux, or Pierre Lallement, for inventing the wheeled contraption that led to bringing us all together to share, discuss, and learn with pleasure and civility.

To which Bruce added:

Not forgetting the British guy (English actually but we'll gloss over that), Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the web and made this form of communication possible.

Actually, Dale's role in all of this is vastly over-rated. All he did was start the list. He would have been pretty lonely if 1,000 of us hadn't bothered to humour him...

Bruce Dundee Scotland

Bruce:

At the risk of troll-feeding, I presume you're attempting humour here? Everyone knows that Al Gore invented the Web anyways! :-)

Greg Parker Anne d'Arboire, Meechigane

P.S.: Dennis, its "list-meister" Dale. (And "acheivement" for that matter). I'm surprised to see those kinds of language errors from an experienced, worldly fellow such as yourself.... ;-)