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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Re : [Discuss] Lost in translation
Date Sat, 03 Sep 2011 22:45:46 GMT
The royal we is often presumptuous, so take it under
advisement not to speak on behalf of the group unless
granted such permission more or less explicitly.



----- Original Message -----
> From: Dennis E. Hamilton <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Saturday, September 3, 2011 6:42 PM
> Subject: RE: Re : [Discuss] Lost in translation
> 
> I think you are miss-reading me and certainly making too big of a deal about 
> this.  Please get off my back.  Or practice diplomacy, perhaps?
> 
> No one here, in the past two weeks, has suggested that either JB or Sophie had 
> been administrating that portion of fr.OO.o and might still be able to help.  
> Why someone who knew that had nothing to offer since Eric described the problem 
> on this list on August 19, I cannot say.  I consider it quite generous of me to 
> say that "we didn't know" 
> 
> Did you know it?  Do you know who knew it?
> 
> Also, until Raphael just explained the deal with kenaiadmin as the 
> "project" leader, was that knowledge "we" had?
> 
> - Dennis 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir [mailto:robweir@apache.org] 
> Sent: Saturday, September 03, 2011 15:11
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Re : [Discuss] Lost in translation
> 
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton
> <dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote:
>>  We didn't know to contact JB or Sophie.
>> 
> 
> Please stop saying "we don't know".  It is really annoying to 
> those
> who do. I'm sure that you have no firm basis for believing that no one
> on the list knows how to contact Sophie.  How could you possibly?
> 
> Of course, you could just say "I don't know", but in that case, 
> what's
> the point?  It is not really useful for everyone who doesn't know an
> answer to a question to jump in to share that fact.  What if we all
> did that?  So maybe don't try to be the first one to post a response
> to a question if you don't know the answer.   Wait a little while and
> give someone who does know a chance to post a response.  For example,
> in this case, the two people who did post informative answers within
> minutes of your "we don't know".
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Rob
> 
>>  We can contact them.
>> 
>>  Thank you.
>> 
>> 
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From: FR web forum [mailto:OOo@athena.apache.org]
>>  Sent: Saturday, September 03, 2011 14:36
>>  To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>  Subject: Re: Re : [Discuss] Lost in translation
>> 
>>  Bonjour Fred ;-)
>> 
>>> I guess that the answer is somewhere in Oracle... but not even sure.
>>  Maybe ask to the ex french community members.
>>  Did you contact JB Faure or Sophie Gautier about that?
>> 
>> 
>

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