Re: ePrint Repositories [+ Peer Review]

From: Greg Kuperberg <greg_at_MATH.UCDAVIS.EDU>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 08:18:36 -0800

On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 02:05:59PM +0000, Stevan Harnad wrote:
> It is only to some (disappointed) authors that the system sometimes
> looks rigid, conspiratorial and biassed

Yes, I'm one such author. And the system is as slow as molasses too.
If I am disappointed, which I definitely am, it isn't because my papers
get rejected, because they don't!

If you want more evidence than my mere opinion that it's time for reform,
I can give you two words: Alan Sokal. Indeed, Alan Sokal is already
a step towards reform. The world needs more Alan Sokals.
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