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Re: [ARSCLIST] The Incompetence at ENHS
Frankly,I think the government has no business owning
the ENHS in the first place.As far as digitizing,and
putting historic,acoustical stuff on the web is
concerned,you can't do any better than WFMU
Jerry Fabris is the guy who handles the ENHS stuff,for
WFMU,maybe he'd be interested in putting it all on the
web,why don't you ask him ?
Not all of us are sheep,who believe in group think.As
you will get no argument from me,that the government
cannot do anything right.But you can catch more flies
with honey,than you can,with vinegar.
--- Mike Loughlin <mikel78_rpm@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "We would all be well advised...." Yes sheep you
> must all listen to Mr.
> Newton. But can somebody on the ARSCLIST explain to
> me why the entire ENHS
> archive is not already available on the internet. If
> Mr. Seubert and the
> UCSB can put up such an amazing cylinder site why
> can't the federal
> government do a better job with the great treasure
> that is the ENHS archive?
> And if they can't why don't the make their archive
> copies available as
> promised? Beginning tomorrow I will start putting
> the 160 CDs containing
> 4,000 recordings from the ENHS archives up on
> youTube just to show how easy
> it is. Shouldn't the world be able to hear the over
> 400 cds of transfers
> that are there? Wouldn't you like to hear a box
> full of 1890's cylinders
> at the ENHS labeled "for mixed company only"? This
> is not about the
> princely sum of $5.00 Mr. Newton, which is what you
> offered me for a 1940s
> WOR recording of Superman's intro on red vinyl that
> I later sold for
> $300.00. If YOU dont want to get involved that is
> fine. What concern is it
> of yours what anyone else does?
> Mike Loughlin
> >From: Graham Newton <gn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Reply-To: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion
> >To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The Incompetence at ENHS
> >Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 18:45:28 -0400
> >Mike Loughlin wrote:
> >>In the fall of 2001 I secured a grant... etc etc
> >It is interesting to note that the web site listed
> in this message responds
> >that it is no longer available.
> >I'm not sure that this kind of "dirty linen"
> complaint belongs on the ARSC
> >There are always two sides to every story and
> without input from the other
> >side, this must be discarded... we are not
> arbitrators or mediators for
> >this kind of gripe.
> >As a list moderator, I got sucked into mediating
> such a complaint a short
> >time ago, only to ultimately find that it involved
> the princely sum of $5
> >and wasted a lot of my time. As did happen in this
> case, the complainent
> >posted his grievance on a few related mail lists
> and solicited the readers
> >to get involved.
> >We would all be well advised to let Mr. Loughlin
> hire a legal mouthpiece to
> >fight his battles for him.
> >... Graham Newton
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