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Subject: Re: the helpful Bluechip (was Re: BUGS - ARGH)

Re: the helpful Bluechip (was Re: BUGS - ARGH)

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:22:18 +0100

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> I think you native-english speakers need to remember that some of us
> non-americans non-brittish people aren't native english speakers. That means
> that when I write english, I don't always find the best words, phrases or
> synonyms. It makes it even more important to read the contents, and not trying
> to find "a tone" in the mails.
>
> I'm sorry if 'back off' is sounding offensive, but it wasn't my intention. I
> was only trying to ask him to not pressure me into a corner with his
> questions, and I then explained my reasoning.

I don't think he was "pressuring you into a corner". Now *you* are
reading between the lines. He was asking for examples of people who had
managed to compile and run the win32 simulator.

> Me ignoring Bluechip is only one person ignoring another. There are almost 500
> persons on this list alone. Now, if Bluechip is helpful and I am not, then my
> ignorance can't be nothing but goodness for this list/project.
>

FYI: "ignorance" is not the same as "ignoring someone" :-)

Linus
Received on 2003-12-18

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