RE: Client Newsletter

Subject: RE: Client Newsletter
From: "Jones, Donna" <DJones -at- zebra -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 11:46:14 -0500


No one appreciates having the words "irrelevant" and "dumb" thrown into a reply to them when they're looking for advice. I thought your reply was harsh and unhelpful, at best. I can see why Lyda took offense because your response came off as a verbal slap.

Hey, I just noticed your e-mail address. Is this the long-lost Dood? What are you doing masquerading as some guy named Bill who posts 100 messages a day? ;-)


> -----Original Message-----
> I'm sorry you feel that way. I can't find anything in what I posted
> that was offensive. Perhaps you're reading into what I wrote just a
> bit too much or are internalizing the comments as a reflection on
> yourself and not the situation to which I was responding.
> On 5/13/05, Lyda Woods <lwoods -at- plexisweb -dot- com> wrote:
> > I find your reply offensive...a list of pejorative
> adjectives with no
> > understandable reason or support behind them. Boy I hope you aren't
> > someone's editor. If you read the proposal you'd see that
> our focus is
> > to address the clients' needs.
> >
> > You are a jerk.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bill Swallow [mailto:techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com]
> > The battle is irrelevent. Your clients' needs clearly
> demand more than a
> > newsletter. The battle is going to be long, nasty, painful, and dumb
> > until you really address what clents need and not what you want to
> > provide them.

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