[texhax] Inappropropriate language on TeXhax list

Tim McKenzie tjm1983 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 23:39:45 CEST 2008

2008/9/25 Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> In my opinion, such language is both inappropriate
> and totally uncalled for, particularly on a public
> list such as this.  Whilst not everyone will
> necessarily agree with the messages to which these
> replies were sent, it would have been both possible
> and infinitely preferable to cast the replies in
> a considerably more moderate and less offensive tone.

I agree. I don't think I fully understood what the argument was about,
but it was obvious that it could have been carried out more politely.
I didn't speak up at the time because I'm relatively new to this list,
and because I didn't want to be the target of such language.


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