On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 07:04:58AM +0100, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
People cannot usefully participate in a debate unless they grow a skin, or while they are emotionally attached to an argument.True, assuming ...Providing crutches for them will only make things worse.... that it's an argument about the quality of the code and not about the inherent inability of the author to write better code, have better ideas, etc. Quite a lot of people don't see any particular distinction betwen the two. Your argument seems to show that you don't either. That's part of the problem.
The only problem is people having thin skins. To function in ANY group setting, one needs a thick skin, and a vigorous will to defend oneself. Jonathan -- Address: 13685 Hilton Road, Surrey, BC V3R5J8 (Canada) Contact: 604-951-4142 (between 7am and 10pm, PST) Website: http://reactor-core.org
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