Re: Author Publication Charge Debate

From: Suhail A. R. <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 03:07:20 +0000

Albert Henderson:
> The frustration is rooted in the failure of universities to meet their
> obligations to support research and education with decent libraries. The
> universities have campaigned long and hard using myths and slogans as
> the core of propaganda aimed at shifing blame to publishers. Only the
> most naive and trusting could accept any of it.

Jean-Claude Guédon:

>No, the frustration is the kind of frustration you witness when whole
>editorial boards move to create a new, alternate solutions to the absurd
>obscenely - yes, I insist on the word (see below) - price commercial

I dont understand what point is being made here - OA journals are just as
extremely commercial and just as obscenely priced (depends to whom) too!
Received on Wed Feb 11 2004 - 03:07:20 GMT

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