[PW] The things of nature do not really belong to us . . . attributed to Oscar Wilde

d-lien University of Minnesota d-lien at umn.edu
Fri Jun 18 13:55:58 PDT 2021


when I visit with the Microsoft Edge desktop browser the
old version of the article is displayed.

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Same here when I visit with Firefox desktop browser.

Dennis Lien // d-lien at umn.edu

On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 1:43 PM ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Apologies to those who are unable to see the updated Quote
> Investigator (QI) article. Unfortunately, the updated version is not
> visible to all visitors yet. When I visit with the Chrome mobile
> browser or the Safari mobile browser the updated article is displayed
> to me, but when I visit with the Microsoft Edge desktop browser the
> old version of the article is displayed.
>
> The QI website uses a distributed content delivery system. I have
> tried to flush the cached articles, but it does not work. Currently, I
> do not know how to force a global update through the content delivery
> system. Also, if your internet service provider (ISP) is caching
> articles then I cannot force an update of  the ISP cache.
>
> This problem is aggravating.
>
> Garson
>
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 7:18 AM ADSGarson O'Toole
> <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Back in May I posted to this list about a quotation attributed to
> > Oscar Wilde, and received some helpful responses. Now the Quote
> > Investigator article on this topic has been updated although it may
> > take several hours before the changes are visible to all visitors.
> >
> > The Things of Nature Do Not Really Belong To Us. We Should Leave Them
> > To Our Children As We Have Received Them
> >
> > https://quoteinvestigator.com/2021/05/03/nature/
> >
> > [Begin excerpt from acknowledgements]
> > Special thanks to Donna Halper who performed excellent research on
> > this topic. She contacted the Toronto Public Library, the Ottawa
> > Public Library, and the Ottawa City Archives as part of her efforts.
> > She located the important 1882 “Ottawa Citizen” citation, and several
> > other citations from Wilde’s tour of North America.
> >
> > Also, many thanks to Stephen Goranson who found pertinent citations
> > listed in Kevin O’Brien’s 1973 Ph.D. dissertation.
> >
> > Also, thanks to Randy Boswell of Carleton University who shared with
> > QI his worthwhile 2016 article “Cholera, the ‘Sawdust Menace,’ and the
> > River Doctor: How Fear of an Epidemic Triggered Canada’s First
> > ‘Pollution’ Controversy” from the journal “Histoire sociale / Social
> > History”.
> >
> > Additional thanks to Brian Whatcott for his efforts to track down citations.
> > [End excerpt from acknowledgments]
> >
> > Garson
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