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Re: SETI unable to continue supporting this forum

Alfred A. Aburto Jr. ( (no email) )
Sat, 31 Oct 1998 15:36:08 -0800

I'd urge all SETI League to remain with the public
lists despite the troubles. Don't give up!

What good is it to debunk something if it is done in
a private closed list to a few followers?

The trouble is caused in the public domain. That is
where we must put out the fires ...

Al Aburto

> "Dr. H. Paul Shuch" wrote:
> SETIzens,
> For the past four years, I have attempted to serve the cause of SETI by
> being responsive to inquiries on public forums such as this one, while
> still serving the needs of the SETI League's worldwide membership. Recent
> comments have convinced me that I can no longer continue to serve two
> masters, and The SETI League's members, supporters and participating
> scientists have to come first. For the present, I will be unable to
> respond to any posts on this (non-SETI League affiliated) open list. I
> urge all SETI League members in good standing to enroll on the *closed*
> ARGUS list (see the website or the last SearchLites for instructions),
> where I will continue to answer your inquiries and steer our global efforts.
> Thank you, one and all, for your interest in SETI. May those of you who
> continue to discuss SETI-related matters on this open list enjoy the
> diversion. The rest of us have much work to do!
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