[Foundation-l] Language Prevention Committee created

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 15:23:41 UTC 2007

On 3/30/07, Cary Bass <cbass at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> The Cunctator wrote:
> > On 3/29/07, GerardM <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hoi,
> >> We do not like to bang on the drums of what we have achieved. We do not
> even
> >> mind when when it is not perceived that we have achieved anything at
> all. If
> >> things go well, it should not really matter because it detracts from
> what
> >> our organisation is there for; ie creating and providing free content.
> >>
> >
> > Wow. It's like listening to Donald Rumsfeld.
> >
> > Are you actually arguing that not achieving the stated purpose of your
> > committee should be considered a sign of success?
> >
> >
> Please be respectful of other users on this email list.

I am respectful of other members on the list.

Would you like me to refer to particular quotations by Donald Rumsfeld that
Gerard's statement resembles?

Do you think it is disrespectful to criticize the actions of people acting
in an official capacity for the project?

Or do you just think it's disrespectful to compare people to Donald

At least that I can understand.

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