On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 9:19 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04.08.2009 15:08, Robert Dailey wrote:
> > OR... we could tell people not to post responses if they have nothing
> > constructive to say. What you're telling me is silly. If a drunk driver
> > hits someone in traffic, are you going to get onto the victims for
> > getting in the way? If people are rude, I'm most certainly going to let
> > them know. I won't be held responsible for others' immaturities. Please
> > just drop it and stay on topic. I've already tried to let this subject
> > die but you brought it up again.
> If people are rude, just tell them without being rude yourself. Just
> tell them that their answer wasn't nice/good/helpful.
> It often happens that people (I have to include myself here too) don't
> read an email thoroughly but skip over it and hit the reply button and
> 'answer' without realizing that the problem described in the mail is
> slightly different from what they assume.
> From the 'go google it' answer you got I suspect exactly this happened,
> so IMHO it wasn't bad intention.
But what if I HAD intended to ask for that very thing he assumed I was
asking? Does that make his response any more appropriate? I think not. In
any case, I'm not the type to just turn the other cheek. Fight fire with
fire, I say.
And if people really are rude on this list, there's only one thing to
> remember: don't feed the trolls!
Right! So I should stop talking to you :D
Just kidding. Thanks again for the help.
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Received on 2009-08-05 00:35:15 CEST