Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/09/21/sanity_and_sweet_reason_zdnets/

Sanity and sweet reason, ZDNet's Dr Unwin and a Norwegian Wood

Readers defend Vulture terror coverage

By Andrew Orlowski

Posted in Letters, 21st September 2001 16:55 GMT

Letters Were we right to print inflammatory letters critical of our terror coverage yesterday?

These flames aren't representative of our postbag - but they are representative of a part of our readership.

Still, an astonishing number of you have written to us in the past twenty four hours telling us that the warmongers aren't representative of Americans, and in praise of The Register's Assault on America coverage, with many singling out Tom Greene:-

'We're not all rednecks and warmongers...'
Remembering Sun's Phil Rosenzweig
So, what shall we ban next?

ZDNet's answer to Professor Stanley Unwin, David Berlind, also drew a three-figure response. Or should be a three fingered response? Two emails defended his gobbledygook, and one provided even more incredible technical explanations of how Windows. Apparently, it renders HTML directly to the screen! We learn a lot here at Vulture Central, and so can you...

My cat is a dog! The twisted logic of ZDNet's DOS FAT FUD

Elsewhere, Icelanders are reclaiming the rights to their greatest explorer. We fear this one will run and run:-

Leifur Eirksson is ours - Iceland

We also introduce a new and hopefully shortlived feature - the best SirCam attachments we've received this week. Please, don't send us yours. Are you featured? Find out here:-

This Week's SirCams

Time to bid you Goodly Byelode, as the Professor would say, we're going home now to sit in our dickless-armchair. &Reg;