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Re: Discussion meta-comment

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:55:48 +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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On 14 Apr 2011, at 12:33, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 4/14/11 7:10 AM, Hugh Glaser wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> Hugh,
> 
> I am a little confused.
> 
> The problem is providing a link to accentuate a point or not doing so?  Put differently you are talking about more text and fewer links or more links and fewer text?
Hi,
Essentially different text and no links.
Best.
> 
> 
> Kingsley
>> Best
>> Hugh
>>> 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..
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Kingsley Idehen	
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> 
> -- 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Kingsley Idehen	
> President&  CEO
> OpenLink Software
> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
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