[Pdx-pm] September meeting tonight: "Now on 2nd Thursdays" Social

Brian Kurle brian.kurle at ieee.org
Fri Sep 9 10:38:59 PDT 2011

On Sep 9, 2011, at 10:31 AM, Chad Granum wrote:

> My Take:
> Language rules are in place to help make communication understandable.
> They do not exist to give a select few a feeling of superiority or
> power trip. If a rule is violated one should pause and consider "Did
> the communication succeed, or does the communication confuse me?" if
> confused ask for elaboration, otherwise mission complete end of story.
> If you know a rule was violated, and which rule then the communication
> succeeded, wait for someone to pipe in that they are confused, only
> then should you point out the rule violation in order to aid the
> communication.

As an afterthought, since I was the directed recipient of the message, albeit posted publicly, and actually applied the above rules and understood what Ben stated, I find it unfortunate we are bike shedding.

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