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Re: peace!

Joshua N Pritikin
November 19, 1999 10:50
Re: peace!
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On Fri, Nov 19, 1999 at 11:17:37AM -0700, wrote:
> >If not, let's give this the
> >same treatment that we gave to ??.
> I believe your suggestion of tabling a proposal essentially sight
> unseen constitutes bad precedent.

I've already seen enough to request *something*.  As evidence, I present
the flurry of 10+ semi-flame emails in quick succession.

> It should be tabled if it is found
> to be technically undesirable after careful analysis.  I've pointed out
> some problems with it.  Do these problems matter, or would you have us
> not pursue the matter merely to avoid hurting my feelings?

I am suggesting a more formal approach to the debate, that's all.  I'm
*not* saying that the proposal or counterarguments are already

> That would
> be terrible.  Please don't do that.  We haven't heard from Sarathy on
> this yet.

Yes, of course.

> I really don't find it's something worth jumping up and down
> about.

Hm, who wrote half of the email this morning...oh, nevermind, it must
have been a different Tom.  :-)

> I am not committed to pushing through any particular agenda here,
> or any precise implementation.  I do think there are concerns that should
> be duly considered before any commitment is made.  I would be delighted
> to hear that the things that appear worrisome are no grave matter.

I appreciate your sudden candor.

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