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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-18 19:33:38

Jody Hagins wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 13:58:26 +0000 (UTC)
> Joaquin M Lopez Munoz <joaquin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>The only objection I have concerns the cartoon. Yes, I think it's
>>>too childish. I know this response is too late since Dave has
>>>already implemented the idea, but can he yank the cartoon, if Dave
>>>actually included it? (I haven't seen the updated page yet.)
>>>Aleksey can include the cartoon on his Boost page if he wants.
>>Having produced the thing, I feel a bit guilty :)
>>I find the image a little at odds with the general feel
>>of the site, but some humor cannot hurt much. Anyway, this
>>is just my personal opinion. At least, I hope nobody
>>finds it offensive or deeply inappropriate.
> Anyone who even skims through this mailing list would have to agree that
> we all tend to take ourselves a bit too seriously. From my perspective,
> little "childish" humor is a welcome bit of fresh air...

I agree 100%. A little humor here and there, in fact, is good!
For one, it relieves stress, and promotes a good feeling for
the reader. IMHO, that's very important. It's hard to get
through a very serious book, for instance. I prefer reading
a book with a bit of humor here and there. Same with web pages.
If it's at odds with the general feel of the site as it is now,
so what? To be blunt, I feel that the site needs a major overhaul.
I find it to be, ehm... boring. I hope this is a start of
something new!


Joel de Guzman

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