Wed Aug 26 23:39:02 CDT 2009
I appreciate DeLo's words.
But, the caselist isn't a service. Its a wiki. We all own it. Right now,
Andrea Reed & I are deleting old stuff so the wiki will be fresh for the
upcoming season. If you can help with that, let me know & I'll give you
the appropriate permissions.
Since the wiki was established, I've thought that trading cites was
silly. Withholding cites from the public while sharing them with friends
seems elitist & counterproductive to the goal of "better debate." I
don't think cites should be seen as commodities to be traded.
So, if someone asks you for cites, stick them on the wiki. Ask them to
do the same for cites of theirs you want.
Brian DeLong wrote:
> I'm sending a warm shout-out to Lacy for (re)-setting up this
> wonderful service. Thanks friend.
> As a side note, to you people out there who know who you are, I am
> dumfounded by some tournaments and debater's failure/lack of use of
> this case-list, "Back-channeling" cite requests is such a waste of
> time these days. If you post your citations on the wiki after each
> tournament you won't be hassled by other teams to email your
> information. Full citations and even a taste of the text of the card
> would also be helpful.
> But then again, "you can't always get what you want."
> On Aug 26, 2009, at 10:38 PM, JP Lacy wrote:
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