Re: Credit were credit is due

From: Joe DeGuglielmo (
Date: Tue Jun 09 1998 - 19:16:07 EEST

Ditto! wrote:
> Seems like a lot of bitterness here by a certain individual. Some people
> just can not accept the success and accomplishments of other respected
> individuals in the business and how there contributions help to make it
> what it is today. There are a lot of us out here working in RP because of
> Chuck Hall and 3D Systems and my thanks go out to them as I am making a
> very respectable living. I feel there is plenty of room for growth and good
> clean competition from other vendors. I feel this is good for business. So
> lets stop throwing daggers and lets work together to improve the business
> and make it cost effective for everyone.
> Thank you,
> Guy E. Bourdeau
> Secretary - 3DSNASUG
> Coulter Corporation
> 11800 SW 147th Ave. M/C: 12-A02
> Miami, FL. 33196-2500
> Phone: (305) 380-3806
> Fax: (305) 380-4571
> Email:
> ---------------------- Forwarded by Guy Bourdeau/PD/CoulterUS on 06/09/98
> 10:42 AM ---------------------------
> aaroflex <> on 06/09/98 09:49:35 AM
> Please respond to
> To:
> cc: (bcc: Guy Bourdeau/PD/CoulterUS)
> Subject: Credit were credit is due
> Dear List,
> For centuries, people thought the earth was the center of the universe.
> I believe it was Copernicus who first wrote formulas for the motion of
> heavenly bodies. Subsequently, Newton wrote the laws of gravity, force
> and other great works. When asked how he accomplished such a task, his
> reply was simply, "I could see far because I stood on the shoulders of
> giants." I have always enjoyed the fact that he gave credit to his
> predecessors. I wish to acknowledge the true founders of the RP
> industry who were men of vision, rather than men claiming to have
> vision. The two principal founders of this industry were Kodama, of
> Japan, and Herbert, of the U.S.A. Of course, there are many others that
> deserve credit for their contributions to the commercialization of RP
> concepts.
> Myths are created on illusion and myths are destroyed by reality.
> Albert C. Young, Jr., P.E.
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Best Regards,

Joe DeGuglielmo Eastman Kodak Company Rapid Prototyping Center 901 Elmgrove Rd. Rochester, NY 14653-5315 (716)-726-7046 Phone (716)-726-3220 FAX

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