Chairman, ladies, and gentlemen. First of all, my thanks to Professor
Petty and the organizing committee for the kind invitation to
participate in the Aspen Conference, and also Tom, for your warm
welcome and the support I got in those disturbing days when my wife
became ill. I am very glad to be able to give a short survey of the
Dutch hypothesis (dubbed by Fletcher); there are too many descriptions
that are incomplete and often confusing.
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