The integrity of this INDOLOGY list (was: Re: fixed link--Stcherbatsky and Indology sub-domains)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Wed Apr 28 07:40:15 EDT 2004


The phrase "out of India" has occurred only about 100 times in the
INDOLOGY discussion in the last ten years, and not at all in the last
three years, ...  until Plamen himself used the expression.

I can understand and sympathise with Plamen's criticism of the many
intemperate online discussions about Indian history and culture.  But this
INDOLOGY list has worked hard specifically on this issue - which became a
serious problem in the mid- to late 1990s, and led to the temporary
closing of the list.  I believe the new INDOLOGY, under the guidance of
its managing committee, has been successful in providing a safe forum for
the informed and reasonable discussion of Indology, without being too
dogmatic either.

I am sure that several of our members are also interested in Buddhist
logic.

Please note that Plamen has hired the web address
   http://www.indology.net
This has no connection with the present list, nor with my
INDOLOGY website, which is at
  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucgadkw/indology.html
or
  http://www.indology.info

Sincerely,
Dominik Wujastyk
INDOLOGY list committee member


On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Plamen Gradinarov wrote:

> I didn't announce it here. The manuscript was announced only to the
> H-Buddhism list. I thought there is nobody here interested in Buddhist
> Logic. And I am not sure also are there colleages interested in real
> online publishing projects not in writing letters only to mailing lists.
> If anybody has some good idea and needs free hosting account and one's
> own subdomain on www.indology.net to realise it, please, feel free to
> contact me with details of your project.
>
> So far, I am a little bit disappointed in the Indology Internet
> community worldwide. People prefer to discuss ad nauseam and for ages
> the Out of India Theory and some stupid Hindu fundamentalist issues
> instead of putting some efforts to making their achievements online
> available for the entire scholarly community.
>
> Plamen Gradinarov

>



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