[linux-elitists] Re: random questions

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Sun Dec 9 23:23:21 PST 2001


on Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 10:59:33PM -0800, Rick Moen (rick@linuxmafia.com) wrote:
> [Sorry about breaking threading:  I accidentally deleted the original.]
> 
> begin Karsten M. Self quotation:
> 
> >> I'm additionally frustrated that just by asking questions of this list
> >> I may get badly burned.
> > 
> > Deal with it.  Rick's got a brusque manner.
> 
> Rick may indeed have a brusque manner, but it is not true that the other
> gentlemen was _just asking questions_.  

As I've said elsewhere, borrowed from "The Art of Hosting Good
Conversations":

    Remember that both civility and nastiness are contagious.

    http://www.rheingold.com/texts/artonlinehost.html

Peace.

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