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|Quote (JohnW @ Mar. 05 2012,15:17)|
|Quote (Starbuck @ Mar. 05 2012,12:41)|
|The silence might indicate the intention to litigate. Could this be Dover part deux?|
Suing a publisher because they chose to reject something would be... interesting. I'm sure the outcome would be eagerly awaited by the Timecube guy, and green-ink-on-the-back-of-napkin MS writers everywhere. I don't think the rest of us need to be concerned.
My father-in-law was a law professor. He maintained that judges should have a third verdict option in lawsuits: "finding for the plaintiff", "finding for the defendant", and "get out of my court." This would be a good example of option 3.
I recently saw this referred to as dismissal on the grounds of "what the fuck is wrong with you?"
"The . . . um . . . okay, I was genetically selected for blue eyes. I know there are brown eyes, because I've observed them, but I can't do it. Okay? So . . . um . . . coz that's real genetic selection, not the nonsense Giberson and the others are talking about." - DO'L