steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jul 27 02:43:27 CEST 2007
Ben Finney wrote:
> Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> writes:
>> We should be making allowances for this particular poster on account
>> of relative youth: I hadn't realised earlier, but we are dealing
>> with a fourteen-year-old.
> I don't believe that's true. One of the great advantages of discussion
> over the internet is that one's behaviour is what is judged, without
> necessary prejudice from one's age, skin tone, facial features, or the
> like. Set against the many disadvantages of internet discussion, I
> think "judge only on basis of behaviour" is a good default.
Fair enough, but I was simply suggesting we cut him some slack, not that
we completely ignore any obnoxious behavior we might observe.
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