[LMB] transporter wrongness OT:

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Thu Sep 10 02:03:51 BST 2020

On Wed, Sep 09, 2020 at 05:00:34PM +0000, Joel Polowin wrote:

> To be fair, the transporter functions (or fails to function) according to the
> needs of the current plot.  As you point out, there are several canonical
> sources which make it clear that the transporter destroys the original.  There
> are others which make it clear that it's merely a transportation system.

What are the latter sources?

Details vary, but that transporters work by in some way taking you apart
seems one of the most consistent parts of Star Trek.

-xx- Damien X-)

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