There is much excitement on NN today because we’ll finally be getting MT4 as a blogging platform. I’ve just had a great idea for a post, so we’ll see if I can get it ready in time.
There has been a discussion on an email list that I lurk in about manuscript reviews and referees. One thing it brought up in my mind is that editors should be responsible for their reviewers, and they should weed out the bad reviews. But we do get these reviews, and this (and other experiences: rejection without review because you haven’t done things the editor’s way) suggests to me that, to generalize slightly, editors are a bunc