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Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 10:18:59 +0300

> From: Xah <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 20:34:16 -0700 (PDT)
> 
> On Jul 31, 12:07 pm, Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 16:20:35 -0700 (PDT)Xah<address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > >> In that case I suggest you start by making your change suggestion
> > >> through the proper channels, not in this newsgroup.  I don't feel like
> > >> explaining to you basic facts about man-hours, volunteer labor, and the
> > >> hundreds of thousands of Emacs users that would deal with that change.
> > >> Again, I'm not being rude, just unwilling to spend my time explaining
> > >> all this when you don't appear to have any experience writing manuals,
> > >> software, or doing user support.
> >
> > X> Can you keep to topic instead giving me extraneous advice?
> >
> > Above I listed the things I don't want to explain to you (but, with a
> > little brain activity, you could understand for yourself) that make your
> > 4 man-hours estimate to implement your proposed change extremely
> > unrealistic.  This is very much on-topic.  It's frustrating that you
> > simply ignore reasonable answers when they don't suit you.
> 
> One thing about argument, especially among newsgroup tech geekers, is
> that reasoning and critical thinking is wanting, but lots huff and
> puff and sneer. In this thread, i think Eli Zaretskii took the Gold
> for huffy-puffy.

Look who's talking.  Your technique of taking something Ted wrote and
saying that I'm responsible for that in some way of course sets a fine
example of civilized argument about technical issues.  It's in no way
an example of huffy-puffy, no sir!

I guess this means you still didn't recover from the fact that you had
no real arguments to beat mine.  I forgive you.




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