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Re: Issues with exported functions


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Issues with exported functions
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:00:25 -0400
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On 9/25/14, 6:12 AM, lolilolicon wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Pierre Gaston <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> In any event, this is but irrelevant to the discussion. Do not seize the
>>> red herring.
>>
>>
>> It is fully relevant when you use a sexist stereotype as an argument.
> 
> No, I didn't use a sexist stereotype "as an argument". Remove that
> sentence and nothing changes of my argument.

Even if you use it as a rhetorical device, it distracts from (and detracts
from) your argument.  It doesn't improve the quality of the discussion, so
it's best not to use it.

-- 
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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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