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Re: address@hidden: bug in read-kbd-macro

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: address@hidden: bug in read-kbd-macro
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 22:31:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Sorry, I cannot always afford to read everything, especially if the
>>> messages are very long.
>> Amen.
>> Drew, you should really think about trying to be less verbose,
>> especially on minor issues like this.
> I'd have used "bellicose".  One of the problems is that people just
> skip those long discussions, and it does not help if the replies keep
> repeating points all over.  This annoys all people involved including
> Drew, because he fails to understand why people end up neither
> countering nor supporting his points.
> In an ideal world, one makes one's point one time, people form an
> opinion once everything has been said once, come to a decision and act
> on it.

I told Drew a long time ago that I would most likely skip his lengthy
messages -- not due to lack of interest or because I considered them
unimportant -- but simply because I don't have time and energy to do so.

Writing "a lot" is not a guarantee that your will "get your message across".

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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