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Subject:Re: Frequency of flame wars From:LaVonna Funkhouser <lffunkhouser -at- HALNET -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 9 Jun 1994 15:10:02 -0500
I'm having a good laugh at this thread. Wasn't it just
about 6 mo. ago that we were discussing how we on techwr-l
have our disagreements, but we rarely indulge in the
heated personal attacks (flames) that occur on other lists
Have our new subscribers changed us that much?
Do you who think techwr-l is full of flames participate on
other lists? (You don't have to answer this to me, just to
IMHO, we are fairly polite, and I believe it is because we
understand the limitations of written communication.
Of the opinion that our list is fairly mild,
lffunkhouser -at- halnet -dot- com