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Re: VMs: Hi from another newbie

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> Von: Paul Ingerson <paul.ingerson@xxxxxxxxx>
> An: vms-list@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: VMs: Hi from another newbie
> Datum: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 11:33:01 +0100
> a)  Where's the best place I download a good copy of the manuscript? 

I haven't found one yet (although it certainly would be nice). AFAIK your
best bet is to go to Beinecke and download the invididual pages.

> b)  The plumbing in the manuscript's biological section is popularly
> believed to represent bodily organs and vessels, right?  

It's one guess, but I wouldn't bet too much on it.

> But the
> liquid (blood?) is green not red.  And the botanical section has a
> picture of what looks like a red capsicum, but the fruit is green, not
> red.  So... How many of the usual suspects for writing the manuscript
> (Bacon, Dee, Kelley, etc.) were colour-blind?  If we can eliminate all
> the ones with good colour vision, could that bring us closer to
> finding the real author?

It's a nice thought, but all the ladies in the baths have rosy cheeks, not
greenish ones. This appears to speak against a persistent problem with
colour perception. ;-)


   Elmar, not sick of it at all, just clueless

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