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Re: Discussion meta-comment

From: Keith Alexander <k.j.w.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:58:24 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTinNtSROHjK6qsnzMXS1aC8jaaxG9A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "David. Huynh" <dfhuynh@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:42 PM, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am looking at the process and outcomes I observe, rather than delving into the details.
> It is not about whether people could have acted differently - it is about how people actually did act.
> A lost opportunity? Clearly there were a number of people who had opinions, and seemed ready to engage in a discussion. I would have been interested to hear what they had to say. But the social dynamics (in my opinion) were such that they no longer chose to contribute.
> In answer to your last question: Because the discussion then becomes about the page, rather than principle, or even original topic; but I begin to repeat myself.
> Best
> Hugh

I had the same impression. The thread started off well, but diverged
and became acrimonious and I for one was put off following it because
of that.

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