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10.4: Set 'Location' automatically via a script
Authored by: Yelsmek on Jan 29, '06 09:31:40PM

OK, slimflem. I'll accept your statement. I'd like to suggest that you may not realize how the way you chose to express yourself comes across to others. I'll take a brief opportunity to help explain.

Looking ONLY at the high impact words you chose may help you understand why others might find them insulting and condescending... because these words have nothing to do with the subject, but rather the author's character, constituting a personal attack:

"I'm all about automation and making things easier, and I don't mean to rain on everyone's parade here, but come on. Going thru all this just to ... amazes me. How hard is it to ... I'm not going to put so much effort ... that almost seems pointless beyond just doing it..... doing this... just seemed silly to me."

Each of these touch upon your perception of the personal qualities of the author, come across as condescending and imply laziness on the part of the author and anyone who may feel the same way -- and have nothing whatsoever to do with the topic.

No insult is intended, just a learning opportunity. There is no need to take up any more space about it in in this thread. I hope you'll take a step back and consider these things with an objective eye.

Just trying to spread peace and love across the iNet.... :)



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