Re: Knock it off

Subject: Re: Knock it off
From: "Doc" <doc -at- vertext -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 18:05:34 -0400

First and foremost, "My blushes, Watson."

Second, I prefer arguing with people who can and do change their minds. I
certainly do. (My second best brain is in the laundry hamper as we speak.)

So long as you don't try to hide your identity, it certainly shouldn't
matter if one rethinks their position during a commute, or after a sip or
two of Laphroaig. Heck I have been known to change my mind in mid-post.
(Does that mean I'm drinking on the job? No, it means that I work out of a
home office and occasionally post late at night. ;-> )

The intent is what matters and I think Eric has misinterpreted yours.

My fondest regards to your evil twin,

David 'Doc' Lettvin
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"Giordano, Connie" <Connie -dot- Giordano -at- FMR -dot- COM> wrote in message
news:164437 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
> Posting opposing viewpoints for purposes of ongoing discussion is
> I had no idea... Never did it, probably won't, but I'll keep it in mind,
> just in case my evil twin shows up :)
> Just as an FYI, I have a work email and a home email, I regularly post
> work. I don't subscribe from two addresses for any hidden reason... just
> so's I can keep up when I leave the cubicle farm.
> I'm so glad I had my lesson in netiquette today. I think I feel chagrined,
> but that could be the other personality...
> Regards
> Connie Giordano
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
> [mailto:eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 5:01 PM
> To: Giordano, Connie; TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Knock it off
> Connie Giordano Writes:
> <<I subscribe from two addresses, but post primarily from one. If I chose
> to
> post opposing viewpoints from each address, who cares? It's an open
> discussion.
> It might look odd, sound odd, and even illustrate whether I've taken my
> that day, but it's my choice....which I think was the point somewhere
> the
> line.>>
> Sorry but I can't let that one go.
> If we can identify the fact you are the same person posting contrary posts
> from
> two addresses then you should be exposed for what you are.
> Wheter from multiple addresses or the same, keeping debate going by
> contrary contradicting opinion is unprofessional and TROLLING. This list
> supposed to be professional exchanging ideas not a sandbox in which to
> act
> a persona.
> If you do do it and are found out, I hope the more intelligent readers of
> the
> list will recognise that at that point your credibility and opinion
> are
> worthless.
> Eric L. Dunn

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