Nicholas Bodley wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2005 16:18:53 -0400, Richard Wordingham
> <richard.wordingham@...> wrote:
> > There were claims that it was not a real medical condition.
> One of the few people I'm relatively often in touch with (by voice) won a
> lawsuit; her RSI, she says, was bad enough to be life-threatening. She
> expects that it has shortened her life span. I expect M.D.s to be
> skeptical (at least) about that, but, somewhere, I have the exact
> description. It starts "complex regional pain syndrome", and goes on from
> there. She persisted in keyboarding (was a talented programmer) after the
> point where she really ought to have stopped.
> Richard Stallman, famous for GNU, and free software and its advocacy,
> talented programmer and something of a Renaissance Man, can't use a
> keyboard any more.

Why do you suppose there are so many works for piano left hand? They
didn't stop being written after the one-armed [war injury] pianist Paul
Wittgenstein retired and stopped commissioning them.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...