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RE: string-length example

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 07:49:41 -0700
Message-ID: <E5B814702B65CB4DA51644580E4853FB0A972959@red-msg-12.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Tobias Reif" <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>
Cc: "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>

Can we end this thread?  I put in the example because I thought it was
funny and it would lighten the formal tone of the document but if it's
offensive it's easy to change.  

All the best, Ashok
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-qt-comments-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tobias Reif
> Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 7:20 AM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Cc: Kay, Michael; Ashok Malhotra
> Subject: Re: string-length example
> 
> 
> Kay, Michael wrote:
>  > I didn't accuse you of anything
> 
> You wrote (replying to my post) "they allowed freedom of speech in his
> [Shakespeare's] day." which seemed to imply that someone is indeed
> limiting yours or the author's, but if I misunderstood that, please
> accept my apologies.
> 
>  > and I didn't say that I thought it
>  > should stay in the spec.
> 
> Why don't you simply say what you *do* think then?
> 
> I requested that the sentence be removed from the spec or that the
> source be added to the spec, and you replied with a post that seemed
to
> try to justify the inclusion of the sentence.
> 
>  > But of course I should have guessed that you
>  > would read my message that way: you clearly weren't in the mood for
>  > humour. Apologies for the flippancy.
> 
> Apologies accepted.
> 
> The whole thing was meant to help the authors and editors to reflect
the
> way in which people could receive the wording and the way it might
make
> them feel, nothing more.
> 
> Feedback such as this could be received in a more constructive way.
> 
> Tobi
> 
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> http://www.pinkjuice.com/
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Received on Monday, 8 September 2003 10:50:12 UTC

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