dominic.pinto at ieee.org
Tue Aug 18 06:20:38 PDT 2009
jeremy hunsinger wrote:
> I tend to think this is against the spirit of aoir as i've understood
> it to some extent. the idea should be more that... anyone with any
> credential or none can provide you answers that are as strong as any
> others. in short, my position is "I'd prefer the collegiality of
> shared knowledge over credentials any day". some of our best
> contributors in recent years have been undergraduate and graduate
> students and i'd like this to continue unhindered by the burden of
> being credentialed.
> so i'd say, no, people should not bother with credentials unless they
> personally feel that they need to 'represent' them for whatever
> reason. so we can have 'both', but there should be no feeling of
> compulsion or necessary association between credentials and expertise
> that people should assume.
> but that's just me....
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