"Free exchange of ideas" is exactly the point, Ed . . . but somehow you
missed it. Dave's knowledge and experience is not in question (although I
purposely put the dig in to make a point). Instead he chooses to ridicule
ideas in a condescending and demeaning manner. . . and you don't consider
that a flame! John said nothing to elicit such a response from Dave. If
the physics bothers Dave then educate us. There are a few people on this
list that can out "physics" or "EE" all of us. They choose to use their
intellect in a positive, informative manner. Perhaps you consider ridicule
an opinion . . . I don't.
PS: Dave and I are corresponding off-list in a civil manner.
From: Ed Van Scoy [mailto:email@example.com]
This list is supposed to be a free exchange of ideas...... not a flame-fest.
Dave is entitled to his opinion even if you don't like his command of the