RE: Intentional fallacy (was Re: Contact off-list/on-list)

Subject: RE: Intentional fallacy (was Re: Contact off-list/on-list)
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 08:39:35 -0400




Maggie,

I am so grateful that you comprehended perfectly what I was trying to say and restated it better than I did in the first place. For a little while there, I thought I had truly gone round the bend!

My heartfelt thanks!

Dick

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Maggie Secara" <maggiros -at- adelphia -dot- net>
Reply-To: <maggiros -at- adelphia -dot- net>
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 20:43:58 -0700

>Let me try. Dick's original puzzle was (paraphrased):
>
>If I reply off-list, I sometimes get an offended response.
>If I reply on-list, I sometimes get an offended response.
>Am I supposed to know in advance who will be offended an off-list reply and
>who won't? How?
[snip]
> my answer is no, Dick, you're not supposed to know in
>advance. I can't explain it either :)
>



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