Re: urgent the statistical thing just hit Slashdot --Correc tions?

From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 19:52:37 CST

I just noticed I have moderator points on SlashDot through the 10th.
Kathy, is there anything in the discussion that you find particularly
incorrect or offensive? I can mod those down if it makes sense to me.

        -Fred-

On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 17:49, Fred McLain wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 16:40, Patricia Gracian wrote:
> > You're absolutely right. And if we publicly counter what they are
> > saying we'll do a lot of harm.
> > But they should rightly so be told to verify their conclusions with
> > you before they print them!
>
> SlashDot is just a moderated blog, not a traditional media outlet. It's
> perfectly acceptable there to counter items you disagree with,
> especially if they based on your own work. As a blog it's not really
> fact checked, more topic checked. What gets posted in part depends in
> good part on what the moderators (other users) think of your posting
> history. Of course postings also need to appeal to us nerds :)
>
> -Fred-
>
>
>
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