Paul Barford <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in <006501c34e00$60ab2020$270 863d9@Standard>) about 'Is this the new forum for detecting, cause I don't wish to part of it, nor should you?', on Sat, 19 Jul 2003: >Indeed, membership of the >Britarch list will surely help detectorists to see the point of view of >the different facets of the British archaeological community on these >and other aspects, and enlighten them on where some of us would make the >differentiation between what we (aim to) do and the mere searching for >and accumulation of various bits of old corroded metal. Quite so. In reality, I don't think we have seen a single message from an acknowledged MD user during this discussion (apart from archaeologists who use MD as one of many technological aids). -- Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk Interested in professional sound reinforcement and distribution? Then go to http://www.isce.org.uk PLEASE do NOT copy news posts to me by E-MAIL!