[Novalug] [Dclug] 3 weeks to Linux picnic!!
gruntly at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 17:19:57 EDT 2008
What do the following remarks from this thread have in common?
"Don't be so Hyper Sensitive... "
"you're looking to pick a fight"
"No reason to go ballistic"
"ravings from the same people who always rave"
"... is pretty much capable of anything, and I fear getting into any
kind of dispute with such a person."
"his unlimited ability/desire to be unpleasant"
Hint: One poster's exaggerated claim notwithstanding, the attribute
doesn't apply to "Please explain ... " and "It's really a shame ..."p.
Dean is absolutely right when he observes:
> Debating the finer points of RMS v. ESR is healthy and can be a lot
> of fun when the conversation stays cordial, but personal attacks
> really are poisonous.
> I've been lurking on these local LUG lists for a little while now and
> frankly I'm a little surprised it gets so nasty amongst a group with an
> otherwise very high intellect.
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