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Subject: RE: [xsl] Civil Discourse Required on XSL-List
From: "Geert Josten" <geert.josten@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:04:14 +0100


Simply start new threads for philosophical debates.. ;)

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Verzonden: maandag 24 maart 2014 18:30
> Aan: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Onderwerp: Re: [xsl] Civil Discourse Required on XSL-List
> I think one of the ways in which we behaved badly recently was that a
> (Heiko Niemann) asked a perfectly reasonable "how do I do X" question, and
> we collectively hijacked the thread and used it for a discussion about the
> design of the language and the philosophy of language design, a discussion
> in which the originator apparently showed no interest and which indeed did
> not do much to help in answering his question. Of course, this happens;
> conversations take unpredictable turns, but I think we should take a
little bit
> more responsibility to be inclusive of the person who started the
> conversation.
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

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