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From:Joel Fielder Date:March 16 2011 10:50am
Subject:Now off topic - Re: List subject prefix
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On 16/03/2011 10:37, Tomalak Geret'kal wrote:
> On 16/03/2011 10:32, Joel Fielder wrote:
>>
>> There's no tone of voice on email - one person's concise is
>> another person's rude. Particularly if not everyone is a
>> native speaker of the list's language! *All* parties should
>> bear that in mind when posting.
>>
>> Joel
>>
>
> I do bear that in mind. I had no need to rely on "tone of voice" when 
> being called "anoying[sic], presumptious[sic] and rude", with an 
> implication of impoliteness. Not nice.
>
> This was my last email on the matter; I shall not be responding 
> further. Let's put it behind us.
>
> Thanks
>
> Tom
>

My point is that it is the poster's responsibility to ensure that they 
are interpreted as intended.  If someone else finds you rude, you should 
question if you took sufficient care.

And equally if you interpret something as rude you should question if 
that's what was originally intended before taking offence.

Joel
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          • Re: List subject prefixRuben Safir16 Mar
            • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal16 Mar
              • Re: List subject prefixJoel Fielder16 Mar
                • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal16 Mar
                  • Now off topic - Re: List subject prefixJoel Fielder16 Mar
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