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Re: DW quotes

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 15:44:17 +0200, Andrew Suffield <asuffield@debian.org> wrote:

On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 01:43:59PM +0200, Herman Robak wrote:

 If your complaint was legitimate, the "it's your problem,
not ours" answer is rather offensive.  It is honest and
accurate, but not particulary diplomatic.

If 'diplomatic' here means 'dishonest' or 'inaccurate',then I say shove it.

 I agree.  That is a dilemma.

That's precisely the problem with the whole concept: it
leads to a scenario where you can't file bugs. Debian is not
a social club, we're trying to create software. Accuracy isthe absolute priority in a technical forum.

 To the point where one would never rephrase an accurate
statement to make it more polite?  I am afraid we are not
quite rational and professional enough to suppress every
emotional reaction that rudeness (real or perceived) would

Herman Robak,
herman at skolelinux no

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