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Re: Discussion meta-comment

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:10:13 +0000
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: "David. Huynh" <dfhuynh@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
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Hi Kingsley,

On 12 Apr 2011, at 22:33, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 4/12/11 4:33 PM, David. Huynh wrote:
>> >  I, as well as others I know, find the culture that has developed on this list of responses saying "Well this is how I do it" alienating, and thus sometimes a barrier to posting and genuine responses, and so actually stifles discussion.
> David/Hugh,
> 
> I get the point, but don't know the comment target, so I'll respond with regards to myself as one participant in today's extensive debate with Glenn.
> 
> I hope I haven't said or inferred "this is how we/I do it" without providing at the very least a link to what I am talking about etc?
I think that is true.
But that is exactly the issue I was raising.
As I said, I don't think this is usually the best way to respond to a post.
Best
Hugh
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> More than anything else, I believe tractable discussion and debate is good. That's the most predictable route (I know)  to solving real problems etc..
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