From: Tony Finch (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Dec 31 2000 - 12:39:09 PST
Strata Rose Chalup <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>There are a lot of contexts in which Tony's remarks seem very valid.
>There are other contexts in which face to face yields the highest
>content-- a prospect meeting a hiring manager, a fan meeting their
>Hollywood idol, etc.
Agreed, but I was thinking particularly of the sort of communication
that mailing lists and newsgroups are used for, at least if they are
used well -- informative, informed, reasoned discussion.
OTOH I have seen many discussions where the participants would be far
better off in a pub than using email because most of their argument is
caused by misunderstandings that wouldn't happen in f2f conversation.
-- f.a.n.finch email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org "Perhaps on your way home you will pass someone in the dark, and you will never know it, for they will be from outer space."
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