What's happening on ubuntu-users , and why it's normal

Ari Torhamo ari.torhamo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 17:08:43 UTC 2008

la, 2008-06-14 kello 00:47 +1000, Peter Garrett kirjoitti:
> On Fri, 13 Jun 2008 16:55:37 +0300
> Ari Torhamo <ari.torhamo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On the other hand, those who are in the habit of giving terse answers
> > > need to try to be a bit more considerate in their wording.
> > 
> > But this is what one side of this conversaton has been saying all the
> > time. You seem to think that when you repeat it, it carries a special
> > meaning.
> Context, Ari, context... a summary inevitably repeats parts of the
> conversation of which it is a precis...
> > Look, you just said to both sides of a dispute that they are wrong and
> > that they should adopt the view of the other side. Can't you see the
> > funniness? ;-)
> Yes, I can see the funniness from your viewpoint ;-)  - I think your
> viewpoint is *cough*, somewhat literal - but the intention of the text
> is clearly not contradictory, as you seem to think. Further, you seem to
> have missed the point that I am precisely *not* claiming that either
> side is wrong :) 

No you are not, literally speaking.

> On the contrary, I am suggesting that both sides have
> a point, and simply need to see each other's view of the question.
> Shades of grey?

"Get over it" didn't sound to me as an attempt to bring shades of gray
into the conversation.


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