[Wikimedia-l] Patience

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed May 15 07:08:03 UTC 2013

On 15 May 2013 08:05, Michael Snow <wikipedia at frontier.com> wrote:

> I'm addressing this as a structural issue, and there may be other ways to
> express it, but I'm not sure that talking about "the root cause" fits the
> nature of the problem. With apologies for lapsing into legal terminology, my
> message is not about proximate cause, such as for particular incidents.
> Rather, I am focusing on a cultural phenomenon, and as with most aspects of
> culture, certainly many factors may be at play, but I do feel sure that as
> to what I'm describing, this is a major part of the challenge. If you like,
> change that sentence to say "one" reason rather than "the", I think the rest
> of what I wrote is still just as valid.

Yeah, I'd definitely agree with "one".

- d.

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