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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: Off topic
Date Sun, 18 Dec 2011 19:21:27 GMT
On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 13:31:19 -0500
Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 12:59 PM, Ian Lynch
> <ianrlynch@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> <snip>
> 
> > Well one thing that definitely didn't work in the past was
> > alienating community members with ill-thought out arguments
> > no matter how logical those arguments might appear to an
> > individual. The community is made of people with emotions and
> > that is why brute logic is often a very ineffective tool.
> >
> 
> And the community is also made up of members who think
> logically. Emotional responses, denying inconvenient truths,
> reinventing history, and other tribal responses are ineffective
> tools that can also alienate community members.
> 
> -Rob
> 

Quite honestly I am astounded at the amount of infighting and
petty point-scoring that goes on on the Apache OpenOffice
lists.  Are you grown, rational beings, or sub teen children?
Get your act together, or the AOOo project is doomed.


-- 
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>

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