Re: [OT] Re: Login on Fedora 17

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On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 8:50 AM, Joe Zeff <joe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 04/11/2012 04:36 PM, Joel Rees wrote:
>> He says you've misinterpreted him, which is another communication sin
>> (in that it doesn't lead to communication) that we are all sometimes
>> prone to.
> As I wrote before, I wasn't personally offended by it,

Yeah, I was thinking I maybe should have put a "I'm not talking to
you, Jeff." at the top.

> but I've seen enough
> people on this list recently being (what I consider) unreasonably
> thin-skinned that I was fairly sure that somebody was going to find it
> offensive.  I also know full well that if the OP was, in fact, trying to be
> insulting he wouldn't care when I pointed it out, but if it was accidental
> my comment might be all that was needed to avoid further incidents.

The danger with sarcasm. Heh. (I'm NEVER sarcastic, right?)

> And, yes, in this case, the question wasn't F17 specific, just phrased that
> way and in any event, I don't mind the occasional question of that nature
> although I rarely if ever have anything to contribute to such discussions.
>  The whole point of my post, in fact, was to point out that we're getting
> more questions about the next Fedora release than we usually do and to
> wonder why.  Any thoughts about that?

Well, we could use the positive mental attitude approach and assume
that more of the users are getting the courage up to go help test?

(Which is a good thing. Wish I had time and hardware.)

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