Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 18:07:45 EDT 2018


On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 7:57 AM, Jim Lee <jlee54 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 07/15/18 14:53, Chris Angelico wrote:
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>> On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 7:02 AM, Jim Lee <jlee54 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
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>>> On 07/15/18 13:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It doesn't matter what Twitch is, except for the fact that it is a
>>>> platform for HUMANS to communicate with HUMANS. Ultimately, that is
>>>> what matters. Pick any other web site or communication protocol you
>>>> please.
>>>>
>>>> ChrisA
>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, and for *that*, language matters;  but, for a vast array of
>>> programming
>>> tasks that *don't* involve global communications, it's an added level of
>>> complexity with zero benefit.  It would be *nice* to be able to turn
>>> support
>>> on or off, depending on the requirements of the individual program or,
>>> better yet, be able to simply ignore the feature(s).
>>>
>> Okay. Show me something where language doesn't matter, but you still
>> need characters.
>>
>> ChrisA
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> You seem to be purposefully obfuscating things.
>
> One language, not zero languages.  Obviously.

DeviCat's channel specifically has "English only" as chat rule #3, yet
you admit that it requires "language" and thus text. One language or
many, you need text. Nothing I ever said was assuming multiple
languages.

ChrisA


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