Issola Spoilers vs. Orca Spoilers

Tue Mar 11 09:41:57 PST 2003

> From: Matthew Hunter [mailto:matthew at infodancer.org] 

> What about foreign language readers?  People who can't find the 

Have any of the books been translated?  If none, I don't think that will
be an issue, at least not right now. Come to think of it, it shouldn't
be an issue at all.  Since this list is an entirely in english...if you
can read this list, you would be able to read the english versions of
the books. :)

You might have problems getting the english versions imported, however.

> IMHO, the whole list is a spoiler zone.  If you don't want to be 
> spoiled... don't read the list.  
At the risk of being told "Life isn't fair" I'd say that it is not
entirely fair to say that.  First, I don't think it actually takes a
year for the paperback to release anymore (my impression has been six
months, but I could be totally wrong).  Second, I definitely wouldn't be
comfortable telling someone to get off the list if they don't like the
spoilage, simply because they can't afford the hardcover version of the

The discussion of this is interesting, since it appears (to me) that we
all agree that spoiler space is needed, but we disagree on when/how long
it is needed. :)