1. Arthur Edwards Arthur Edwards United States says:

    The emergence of arxiv and other associated sites is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because they allow wide dissemination of preprints. A curse because the manuscripts on those sites are often treated as actual publication, even though they are not. They have not been peer-reviewed. Please, at the least, use the term posted, and not published. There is nothing definitive, or even certain, about manuscripts on these sites.

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