how-to-play, community, tone (was Re: [uf-discuss] New wiki page summarily deleted)

Drew McLellan lists at
Sat Dec 9 17:48:20 PST 2006

On 9 Dec 2006, at 23:35, Lucas Gonze wrote:

> On 12/9/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at> wrote:
>> In message <C1A05283.82431%tantek at>, Tantek Çelik
>> <tantek at> writes
>> >I think in general we can self-regulate, but I am now open to  
>> removing
>> >people who are consistently abusive from the list if necessary.
>> Are you threatening me? Is that how you respond to criticism of your
>> apparently high- handed actions?
> Yes, Tantek was threatening you.  That's typical of life on
>  He is an aggressive and controlling guy, and the
> main other characters, the people who call themselves "moderators",
> follow his lead.  You have to accept being pushed around by these guys
> if you want to work on microformats.
> The conclusion I personally draw is that this intellectual work
> probably contains many flaws because it is conducted in an environment
> that prevents authentic discourse.

Was that sarcasm?

Those statements don't ring true from my perspective. Even if that's  
how you feel, I'm not sure how the above moves us forward or does  
anything other than make needless personal attacks.


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