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RE: Unacceptable (was Re: CFP - IEEE Technically Sponsored Computing Conference 2017 (London))

From: William Van Woensel <William.Van.Woensel@Dal.Ca>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:34:53 +0000
To: "Courtney, Paul K." <Paul_Courtney@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU>, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
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I don't see how Phil's comments qualify as "snarky", "rude" or “smug”. He's simply vocalizing the current W3C spam-policy (established by majority vote of people *on this list*) that should have been put in place a long time ago. Everyone was duly notified of this, and it is clearly indicated on the mailinglist page<https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/> - at least, for people who take the effort to have a look at it (or, perish the thought, register to the mailing list!) instead of just doing a drive-by-shooting of CFPs.



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From: Courtney, Paul K. [mailto:Paul_Courtney@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU]
Sent: August-25-16 11:12 AM
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>; Supriya Kapoor <supriya.kapoor@thesai.org>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Subject: Re: Unacceptable (was Re: CFP - IEEE Technically Sponsored Computing Conference 2017 (London))


I’ve been watching you from the sidelines be the sole vocal arbiter on the matter of CFP and I really don’t understand the need you have to be unprofessional, rude, and snarky each and every time. This does nothing in my opinion but create an atmosphere of smug satisfaction for those who agree with you and dread for those who don’t.




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On 8/25/16, 5:13 AM, "Phil Archer" <phila@w3.org<mailto:phila@w3.org>> wrote:

    Dear Supriya Kapoor,

    Your message to this and two other W3C lists is pure spam.

    See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2016May/0032.html.


    Phil Archer

    W3C Data Activity Lead



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