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From: Darryl Richman <>
Subject: re: delayed responses
Date: 1989-03-13 14:55:47 GMT

From: hplabs!uiucdcs!iwtsf!korz (Algis R Korzonas +1 312 979 8583)
"I would like to make a general statment about why I sometimes
"take a long time to respond to questions to which I know the answers.
" [...]
"2) I'm not a super-expert (I've only been brewing 2 years) and
"although I might know the answer to a question, I usually wait
"for someone more qualified than me to answer first. Now that

I'd be interested to know who on this net is qualified by more than a
bit of experience. My personal claims are 4 years of brewing. I do
try to read each book that comes down the pike, including "The Practical
Brewer," which is a bit thick literally and figuratively; but as to
formal claims, I have none. (It took me 12.5 years to get my bachelors
in CS!). I hardly think of myself as an expert, merely an enthusiastic
amateur. Don't put yourself down--you've already got a big headstart on
a lot of people. It credits you to add to the knowledge base.

--Darryl Richman

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