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Re: Debian as living system

On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:57:12PM +0200, Rapha?l Pinson wrote:
> Le Mercredi 18 Mai 2005 15:48, Andrew Suffield a écrit :
> > On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:46:33PM +0200, Rapha?l Pinson wrote:
> > > I agree that the previous mail was not very easy to read, nor written in
> > > a great english. But I don't think that being fluent in english should be
> > > a requirement to be treated nicely on a development list... You are lucky
> > > enough to have this language as your mother tongue, consider this is not
> > > the case of most people, and that expressing oneself on a technical
> > > subject in a second language is not an easy thing. I hope you don't have
> > > to be treated this way if one day english comes to not be the main
> > > language used for development anymore.
> >
> > I really don't care. If somebody can't be bothered to write a mail in
> > comprehensible English, they shouldn't expect anybody else to bother
> > to read it. Most won't even bother to say why they didn't bother to
> > read it. He's lucky that I did, and should be grateful for that. I
> > *could* have simply ignored him.
> Yes you could have simply ignored him. That wouldn't changed anything for you, 
> and would have prevented you from sounding agressive in addition to being 
> intolerant.

I really don't care what you think I sound like.

> I'm glad most people didn't react this way when I was still learning english, 
> otherwise I would've been discouraged and would have never been able to speak 
> it properly.
> Thank you for "ignoring him" next time ;)

You would rather have silence than know why you are being ignored? 
Then silence you shall have.

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