Re: unwritten "messages" was: On debian lists, we cc if asked
On 2004-08-15 17:55:43 +0100 Almut Behrens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To elaborate on why I perceive your tone as "patronizing", let's just
take the subject line "On debian lists, we cc if asked", for example:
Ye gods, that title is in a fairly common neutral academic style!
(Well, I subbed "we" for "one" because it looked odd, but still...)
This is getting like the two psychiatrists who pass each other in the
street: one says good morning and the other thinks "I wonder what he
meant by that?"
Your rewrite doesn't express my wishes clearly enough. Further, I
think "maybe I didn't say so clearly enough" would be justly flamed
for suggesting the reader has an IQ near that of a house-brick.
I am not subscribed and I request a cc, or let's take this off-list.
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