Additional thought on Crocker's Laws

David Lubkin (
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 21:34:51 -0400

I half-agree with Eliezer and Lee. It's definitely a good idea to be able to look past other people's indelicacy in phrasing; we just disagree with how much effort we should make when originating speech.

I completely agree with Hal's

	In my opinion, the best policy to follow is the maxim from computer
	protocol design: be conservative in what you send and be liberal in
	what you accept.  That is, try not to take offense, but try not to give
	offense either. || Unreasonable Software, Inc. || a trademark of USI:

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