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Re: ispell.el and pipes

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: ispell.el and pipes
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 12:08:10 +0100

>>>>> On Wed, 17 Nov 2021 14:01:48 +0300, André A. Gomes 
>>>>> <andremegafone@gmail.com> said:

    André> Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com> writes:
    >>>>>>> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 23:40:45 +0300, André A. Gomes 
<andremegafone@gmail.com> said:
    André> On another subject, I wonder what would be worth to burn cycles on.  
    André> how to deal with the idiosyncrasies of the gatekeepers of this
    André> community.
    >> etc/TODO has some suggestions. Perhaps we should add "work on
    >> improving your communication skills to avoid ad hominems" to it. I
    >> should perhaps work on that too :-)

    André> I never observed/felt ad hominems.

Saying 'how to deal with the idiosyncrasies of the gatekeepers of
community' when engaging in a disagreement with Eli comes across as ad
hominem to me. If Iʼm mistaken I apologise.

    André> The issue is different.  Time is spent writing and explaining your 
    André> of view.  Sadly, little effort is actually put on understanding.  
    André> easy to evade a conversation, but disrespectful.  At the end of the 
    André> the sacred gatekeepers have the final word.

And again: 'sacred gatekeepers'. Nobody here is sacred, and theyʼre
not 'gatekeepers'. That word has taken on a very negative connotation
in recent years.


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