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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: modes of discussion
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2012 07:42:58 GMT
On 08.04.2012 15:48, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> Some of the behavior here is embarrassing.  Yelling about not
> following procedures that nobody else even follows as stated,
> threatening, whining, crudity or at least making fun of objections to
> crudity, extreme defensiveness, etc. do not reflect well on us or our
> ability to do anything together.  Even without staking out extreme
> positions, attempts to communicate concerns in the simplest manner can
> elicit very strong emotional reactions which feed the frenzy.  Some
> less active participants must see it as a poor statement on the human
> condition that there can be such fireworks about such a simple little
> project.
> We need to try harder to avoid the extreme offensive and defensive
> positions and acknowledge that e-mail is a limited tool in the best of
> circumstances, and that some of us are enigmas to each other even in
> the best of circumstances.

+1, thank you Jeff.



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