Re: Rohit and the New York Times.

Ira Hata (
Sun, 18 May 1997 13:45:02 +0900

Hey Rohit!!

I'm very unfamiliar with times zones in Europe and Japan so I'll let you
contact me. I'm at the Frankfurt airport Sheraton hotel in room 7032.
You can call me at 001-49-69-6977-0. I'll be here until May 20th.

Catch you later!!

At 09:40 PM 5/17/97 -0400, Rohit Khare wrote:
>Oh well. I'm in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel (next door to the Meridien)
>+81 (3) 3440 1111 Room 3-3556
>And I'm waiting for tomorrow's meeting, which I have no details on so far :-)
>I'm hoping Ira will call, otherwise I'll try Canon in the morning.
>Other FoRKers are welcome to call, too...
>> Looks like Rohit will have to wait a little longer fulfilling his dream
>> of one day being mentioned in the New York Times. Rumor has it that
>> because of the Time magazine article on Tim Berners-Lee this week,
>> the New York Times feels "scooped" and is pulling the article Marguerite
>> Holloway was writing for the New York Times Magazine.
>> Even though Marguerite talked with TimBL *months* ago, including a long
>> talk with Rohit, for which he's sure to get cited. :) Rohit usually
>> provides journalists with a firehose of nuggets and sound bites. And
>> some unsound bites, too. :)
>> Anyway, my rumormill sources say that the article will be peddled to
>> the London Times, or possibly GQ (to counter the awful article they had
>> about Marc Andreeeeesssseeeen - the more MarcA talks to the press, the
>> more of an idiot he sounds) or the Atlantic. So it will get printed.
>> It's just not the New York Times. And as anyone who knows Rohit knows,
>> there's the New York Times, and then there's everything else. Sorry,
>> Rohit. Apparently, this is the third time recently that the NYT has
>> been scooped by Time Magazine -- they really aren't evolving into the
>> swift beast they'll need to be to survive in our brave new world of
>> overemersion in an ocean of bits...
>> -- Adam
>> ----
>> It's just a tool that will translate local gui i/o into something that
>> can be patched into a protocol that will be displayed by a netscrape
>> plug-in. nothing facinating here...
>> -- Joe Kiniry
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