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   Re: The Easy, Academic life

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • Date: 07 Mar 2000 09:16:42 +0000

David Megginson <david@megginson.com> writes:

> Nice try, guys, but I survived 14 years of academia from undergraduate
> to asst. prof. to Writing Centre Director , and that's not the way I
> remember it, especially not from the mid 1980's to the mid 1990's.

What he said, still, in the sciences too.  If we didn't raise money by 
selling our 'free' software and getting research and consulting
contracts, we wouldn't get to any XML meetings at all.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
     2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
		     URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/

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