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


From: Xah
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 01:00:36 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Aug 1, 12:18 am, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 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.

Thank you. :)

I like to speak to you privately in my office about the problems of
elisp manual i sent in gnu's bug report few months ago.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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