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RE: Future-proof = bullshit

>I saw no reason to jump into this conversation until now -- to back up what
>you say about it having no place in reviews.

Hi Doug, as one of the reviewers quoted in the postings to which you are
responding, I must admit I am surprised to see your comments.

I did offer an explanation why I used that phrase, an explanation that I
feel both accurate and relevant. But it is the fact you are the editor of
a competing publication that surprised me. I routinely see word usages and
text in reviews in other publications, even yours, that raise my eyebrows.
But I don't regard it as my role to publicly point them out or criticize
them. All us editors believe in what we we do, believe that we do what we
do better than our competition. How could it be otherwise. But is for our
readers to decide whether or not what we say bears up, makes sense, or is
flawed, not competing editors.

I hold you in great respect, Doug. But not on this subject.

John Atkinson
Editor, Stereophile

Edits: 03/20/17

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