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Re: Peering at review

In a message dated 10/21/02 4:00:58 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
dinoguy@sbcglobal.net writes:

<< Whether your hypothesis has merit, I have to ask: who is proposing this?  
 recently published scenario requires basal maniraptoran bird ancestors to be
 large animals? >>

That's just it. They >don't< require it, yet somehow we've all read those 
accounts of how Deinonychus-like dinosaurs became smaller, went climbing up 
into trees, and evolved into birds.