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Subject: Reminders [was "Re: Please explain!"]

Reminders [was "Re: Please explain!"]

From: Christopher Chaltain <cchaltain_at_austin.rr.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 13:05:06 -0500

May McDonald wrote:
> No, I don't think it's rude to remind people about the rules. But
> it's the way you choose to bring them up. You want respect on a list
> or anywhere else, then you should also give it when things need
> attention.
>
> There is a thing called kindness when bringing up guidelines for a
> list or anything if new members come aboard or if people need reminding.
>
>>
> I actually didn't find the reminders to follow list etiquette to be
> particularly rude. They might have been terse, but this doesn't equate
> to rudeness. I would like to suggest, ever so tactfully, that in
> addition to looking for rudeness in others, you look to yourself to
> make sure you aren't being too sensitive or reading too much into
> someone's message. Email is a very poor medium to convey things like
> kindness.

-- 
Christopher
cchaltain_at_austin.rr.com
Received on 2007-08-26

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