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From Alan <abo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Establish some rules of conduct
Date Sat, 07 Jul 2012 16:12:38 GMT
From: Brewster Gillett <bg@fdi.us>
To: ooo-users <ooo-users@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2012 at 11:05 am
Subject: Re: Establish some rules of conduct

On Sat, 2012-07-07 at 01:57 -0700, John Hart wrote:



> I Agree, spam shouldn't be responded to, but what about bullying? People

> have feelings.



bg:



You are abusing the language, sir. "Bullying" cannot be accomplished

over an electronic connection. The idea is preposterous. You need to

pick a word more descriptive of the actuality. "Bullying" is not it.



Brewster



Perhaps the term should have been narrower then. Cyberbullying. Online
bullying is a recognized problem and just as reprehensible as "live"
bullying.




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