[Linux-aus] The Ada Initiative - Should Linux Australia support it?

Silvia Pfeiffer silvia at silvia-pfeiffer.de
Sat Feb 26 13:46:46 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Russell Coker <russell at coker.com.au> wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2011, david at davidnewall.com wrote:
>> Russell Coker:
>> > Silvia's interpretation of your email was almost identical to mine.
>> > When your   email is consistently interpreted in a way that differs from
>> > your intent then   you should consider whether it's your writing ability
>> > that's lacking not other   people's ability to interpret it.
>> With hundreds of people reading this list, I don't believe two failures in
>> communication represents a consistent problem.  In one of those cases the
>> correspondant repeatedly drew the same incorrect meaning despite my
>> various attempts to correct the misunderstanding.  That looks very much
>> like willfulness rather than mistake.
> You can also add Donna and Andrew Pam to the list.
> Your inability to see any evidence of women being mistreated in the IT
> industry is starting to seem more like willfulness than a mistake.

Russell, it's ok. He's shown his colors. There's nothing more that
arguing with him will achieve.

Let's just leave it at that.


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