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Re: slow share = slow scripts?
On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 11:19:35AM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 02:11:09PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Language, please. Warning #1.
>Feel the power.
>> >Cut people some slack for once - they're on the same side as you trying to
>> >achieve the same goals.
>> What you apparently are failing to realize is that while people
>> certainly have human foibles, there is no need to go out of your way
>> expose them to a mailing list read by thousands of people. It isn't
>> necessary or interesting.
>Yet it is also harmless and not really a bother. He's simply sharing an
>occurence, which possibly othes might have had, as a means of identification
>and tribal knowledge. Had he posted every single occurence of realizing
>his own mistakes - it'd be another issue - which it hasn't been.
>> (especially when you hadn't previously exposed your misconception) and
>> you surely don't have to send *two* messages explaining your confusion
>> when there really is nothing to be confused about.
>Yet we have to tell the guy to get off the computer and imbue user-stupidity
>instead? What purpose does that have? If the purpose is in alienating a fellow
>cygwin user/hacker/future contributor/etc. - then good job.
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