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Re: Last response to Dave Peters; goodbye DML
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Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 8:42 AM
Subject: Last response to Dave Peters; goodbye DML
> Re: David Peters' most recent batch of comments ...
> To put it mildly (and I mean no disrespect), I don't believe
> it's possible to glean as much data from the specimens as
> you seem to be able to. Many of the details (concerning
> both osteological identifications and the identification of
> purported soft tissue structures) are down to your
> interpretation, and having (in cases) seen the same
> specimens with my own eyes, I generally do not accept your
> interpretations. _Longisquama_ for example: there is no
> way the specimen preserves the details you've reported. I
> have also been influenced by Chris Bennett's comments..
Influenced? No, it was not mere influence, I turned him to the dark side of
the Force. I guess all those hours with the wax model of Darren and the
pins, the porcupine quills, and the odd pocket knife paid off!
S. Christopher Bennett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
College of Chiropractic
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06601-2449