> From: Dennis Young <email@example.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.
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...