Rudeness with names (was Re: interpreted)

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Tue Jun 10 16:13:55 CEST 2003


Aahz wrote:
> Gerhard Häring wrote:
>> [Aahz didn't like me calling anonymous posters "anonymous cowards"]
>>I too feel offended by:
>>
>>- anonymous posters
>>- top-posting
>>- broken quoting
>>
>>In one word: carelessness.
>>
>>Occasionally I will make originators aware of this. If you can't live 
>>with this, feel free to killfile me.
> 
> That's fine, and you may recall that I've made comments about top-posting
> and broken quoting in the past.  But one needn't be rude and insulting
> when doing so, particularly in the first response to any given person --
> that's not a "nudge".  A better response would be something like,
> "Should I call you 'Ifman1'?"

Ok, good point. Thanks for the constructive criticism.

-- Gerhard






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