[Foundation-l] How to dismantle a language committee
shipmaster at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 23:02:04 UTC 2009
I personally do not care about the nature of Gerard's character, he may be a
very nice person if I meet him in person ( next Wikimania maybe). I am just
refering to the way he conducted himself during the discussions on
languages. And yes, I strongly believe this was aggressive. I won't get into
such details but you can read the other thread.
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:38 PM, effe iets anders
<effeietsanders at gmail.com>wrote:
> I don´t think this is very fair. You can call Gerard a lot, but not really
> agressive... He can be very enthusiast, committed, and very sure he is
> right, and trying to persuade others, but agressive?
> Anyway, I don't think a mailinglist (especially not this one) is a good
> place to discuss *people* rather then subjects. Have you tried to discuss
> your problems directly with Gerard, Muhammad and David? Sometimes that
> Best regards,
> 2009/1/10 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
> > 2009/1/10 Muhammad Alsebaey <shipmaster at gmail.com>:
> > > - Gerard has been the *only* person from LangCom that I have seen
> > > to any of the issues, his replies are selective, he refuses to answer
> > > whatever he doesnt think is relevant to his argument and is in
> > very
> > > aggressive, If the guys at LangCom chose him as the public face, I
> > would say
> > > they were looking to pick fights rather than communicate decisions.
> > Seconded, particularly the aggression.
> > - d.
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