Posted by Shar on October 27, 2001, at 20:00:56
In reply to Re: Oy, what a procedure!, posted by Dr. Bob on October 27, 2001, at 0:05:28
> Are you saying there should be fewer questions or no questions at all?
Different, and fewer, items to acknowledge.
>Since, after all, it's supposed to be *informed* consent.
I understand very well the concept of informed consent. The ques is what do YOU want them to be informed about? That they have to give you their real email addy? Or, anyone can read the posts? Or do you want them to understand the purpose of the board, the fact that it is an ongoing research project, and what to expect (such as caveats about ymmv, get help the old-fasioned way, etc). If it is the last option, I don't think the 10 questions do the trick.
...on the other hand, in the larger scope of things, it's fine the way it is. Guess this is my Saturday night rant.