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From: Carlo Wood (carlo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-02 07:57:51

On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 10:12:41PM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
> Carlo, you're displaying an unreasonably petulant attitude.

In that alinea, I was.

> Part of what makes Boost effective is that people work together to
> understand problems. Not least because of Beman's recent personal
> circumstances, he deserves a patient helping hand to understand what
> you're proposing.

I was not aware of his personal circumstances. I had the idea
he has been on a holiday - and that is all I know.

> If you're going to say "never mind then" every time someone fails to
> quickly grasp and accept your ideas, this is not an environment in
> which you will be able to operate effectively.

Yes, yes... but it is not because I am irritated that I said that.
I say it because the communication was already such non-effective
(inefficient and fruitless) that it became below a certain threshold;
I like to do things that are productive. I can be very patient with
say 15 y/o C++ newbies who just started to learn C++ (ie, on IRC) just
as long as they clearly make progress, but when a professional C++ developer
and maintainer of an important package doesn't read (and/or understands)
posts about his very own package then that instantly irritates me -
sorry, can't help it :). I appologies for having displayed that though.

Anyway, because you keep asking me (more or less), I will reply
again to the same post - displaying lots of patience this time :p

Carlo Wood <carlo_at_[hidden]>

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