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- Subject: Re: Help a journalist with an article
- From: KHMan <keinhong@...>
- Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 22:18:45 +0800
Esther Schindler wrote:
On Oct 10, 2008, at 7:02 AM, KHMan wrote:
Luiz was responding to a specific part of your posting. To call it
'"go away" unhelpful' is outrageous. You should apologize.
If the effect is to make the message-writer feel unwelcome, then it was
unhelpful and unfriendly. That is totally in the ears (er, eyes) of the
You are being overly-sensitive. When you enter a list community,
you need to get in tune with the community. Terse here does not
mean disrespect. We can't be expected to drop everything and give
you our undivided attention.
In any case, Luiz cannot provide you with quotes, since he is one
of the authors of Lua. He merely pointed out something that might
help you along, and now you are jumping all over him.
Do you expect everyone in this community to be in tune with you,
at once, instead of you having to tune in to us?
There is zero intention of telegraphing 'unwelcomeness'. It is not
the entire community that need to adjust to one single person, it
is the person that needs to adjust to the community.
When in Rome...
Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia