Although likely off-topic. I think you both go a little too far. I
know the Library of Congress as one of the most valuable players in
library information science (METS, EAD, Marc etc.). Maybe this
listserv problem can indeed be fixed. How do we have to ask?
I am frustrated myself about my own government and about the
institution i work in. At least I am more frustrated than I it is
healthy, but things don't change when one is just frustrated. So, what
can we do.
So, healthy and "constructive" regards
Ethnomusicology, Media-Technology and Berlin Phonogramm Archiv
National Museums Berlin
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 9:20 AM, Art Shifrin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This brings to question the "management" of ARSC persistence in using an
> inept service. Toleration of on-going governmental incompetence (pardon the
> redundancy) is an abrogation of citizenship..
> Art Shifrin
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 2:47 AM, Dan Nelson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Havent you realized that our list is distributed by loc.gov and any screw
> > up the govt has its hand in cant be fixed.... so live with it.
> > dnw
> > --- On Sun, 3/14/10, Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > From: Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]>
> > > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] NOS magnetic heads are available!Ha> To:
> > [log in to unmask]
> > > Date: Sunday, March 14, 2010, 7:28 PM
> > > see end...!
> > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Art Shifrin" <[log in to unmask]
> > >
> > > > I am reposting this because it was rejected by the
> > > evidently absurd criteria
> > > > of redundancy that 'rules' this list.
> > > > It happens (at least to me) too often. This contains
> > > useful information for
> > > > ANYONE who might need NOS audio heads
> > > > of various formats. IF it is again rejected,
> > > then I will desist from trying
> > > > tio share information with this list: instead
> > > > providing information only to specific posters.
> > > > Nortronics is no longer manufacturing heads, but a
> > > meaningful supply of them
> > > > in NOS condition is available from JRF
> > > > magnetics. John French purchased that inventory
> > > about a year ago. By
> > > > fortuitous circumstance, prior to that
> > > > sale I'd purchased what I was told were all of the
> > > remaining 8 track repro
> > > > heads. My intended use for them is in my
> > > > "AG440W": not to play tape.
> > > > However, one could be rather easily installed in a
> > > spare 440 head ass'y for
> > > > the purpose of playing such tapes.
> > > > Whatever wear the heads would endure playing tapes
> > > (that of course had been
> > > > extracted from their housings) would
> > > > be virtually nothing was compared to what wire does to
> > > them: especially be
> > > > cause they are the harder than usual
> > > > "Duracore" type.
> > > > JRF is located in Greendell, New Jersey. Their
> > > phone #s 1-973-579-5773.
> > > > Their fax #'s 1-973--579-6021. They have a
> > > website.
> > > >
> > > Your ARSCLIST posts are NOT being rejected...!! This is a
> > > "bug" in the
> > > list...which sends out a totally phony "Your message was
> > > rejected" message
> > > as a reply to EVERY ARSCLIST post!
> > >
> > > I wot not if this isn't being fixed due to lack of
> > > ambition...or due to the
> > > ignorance of the list's "staff geeks"...?! In any case, the
> > > supposedly-
> > > rejected messages ALWAYS show up on the list...?!
> > >
> > > So when y'all gonna FIX this...?!
> > >
> > > Steven C. Barr