matt at engsoc.org
Fri Jan 24 11:52:22 EST 2003
On 23 Jan 2003, Shad Young wrote:
> Well Milan, you are of course entitled to your opinion. But trying to
> legislate etiquette is impossible (and perhaps insulting as I don't
> appreciate being dictated too). If you don't like the posters style,
> don't read the message.
You have a problem with a netiquette guide for OCLUG? Being dictated to?
Follow your own advice and don't read it. Nobody's making you sign
anything and nobody's forcing you to subscribe.
FWIW, I had all your messages procmailed out for months because there was
rarely anything worth reading. Usually it was just the start of one of
> Lighten up, life is too short. Frankly I am surprised you guys don't
> have better things to do than worry about other people's style on a
> mailing list.
Milan wants to ensure his enjoyment of the oclug list, I suspect. I also
suspect his motivation is to inform people that by not following certain
common standards, they are unknowingly misrepresenting themselves as
idiots. His wording is better than mine, but the idea is to simply let
people know what's commonly expected.
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