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Subject:Fear of flaming From:Norma Shulman <Norma_Shulman -at- BOSE -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 10 Jun 1994 09:17:26 -0500
Subject Fear of flaming
From Norma Shulman
Subject: Fear of flaming
Ooops! In my message about "Click on the Name Button" I typed "than" when I
meant "then." My instant response was fear when I saw my mistake. If a simple
typo evokes fear of criticism, is it possible the list has become a less-than-
friendly place to exchange ideas. In the last few days it seems the rate of
antagonistic responses has been elevated. Is it possible that some subscribers,
who might have valuable contributions to make to the discussion, hesitate to
send a message for fear of attack?