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[whatwg] Saying +1 or -1 is not useful on this mailing list

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 21:03:07 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0704302100190.20567@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, mozer wrote:
> 
> I understand your position. But sometimes, people (even on this list) 
> instead of just add +1 write dozens of lines. Is this better ?

That depends on what the dozens of lines say. If they're putting forward 
new arguments or new use cases, highlighting previously unseen examples, 
giving new ideas, that's great. If they're just saying that they agree 
with what was said before, then no, such e-mails are not contributing 
anything either.


> And really sorry, if Maciej's proposal was short but complete

Then there's nothing to add. :-) If his proposal is good, it'll stand up 
on its own merits. I read every proposal.

Cheers,
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