"Eddie Drapkin" <oorza...@gmail.com> wrote in message news:68de37340907090705y5b095f8cy68ba0d416b045...@mail.gmail.com... >> I called him "intolerant" because he jumps on issues which other people >> just >> don't care about. >> >> I called him "small minded" because he concentrates on small issues which >> simply don't matter in the great scheme of things. That sounds like fair >> comment to me It's just like those people who have endless arguments >> about >> when to use uppercase and when to use lower case. It simply doesn't >> matter, >> so stop wasting your time in arguing about it. > > And it's not just as small minded (I'm not agreeing with you, by the > way) to assume that your point is the only valid point in the > discussion?
I never said that my point is the *only* valid point, just that it is a valid point. I don't complain about other people and their bottom posting (which I consider to be a bit anal, if you get the pun!) so stop trying to force me to conform to your petty rules. > Nor is it just as small minded to systematically attack > someone, and the community they take part in, because they have the > audacity to disagree with you? I am not attacking, I am defending. There is a slight difference. >> Irrelevant. It does not matter how much good work anybody does if they go >> and ruin it by trying to enforce some inconsequential petty rule. > > It's obviously not inconsequential, as you're making such a fuss about > it. If it's so inconsequential, why not bottom post and be done with > it? If it's so inconsequential then stop complaining about it. >> The conventions in other newsgroups are different, and I can't be >> bothered >> to change my habits for different newsgroups just becase some internet >> Nazi >> says so. >> > > Congratulations, rule-abiding denizens of php-general, we're now all > Nazis! I'm not saying that every person who reads this newsgroup is a Nazi, only those who take great delight in dictating how people should use *their* newsgroup. > Way to invoke Godwin, by the way, it clearly always wins these > internet argu-debates and doesn't make you look like a loon at all. > I'm going to take this opportunity to jump on the "no more respect" > bandwagon. > >> So not only are you dictating how I post, you are also dictating which >> newsreader I should use? How arrogant! > > "I don't like your rules, rules that existed before I got here and > will exist after I leave and are agreed on by the community, so I'll > not follow them!" is one of the most arrogant things I've ever seen on > this list. He was making a suggestion, ffs, and you just want to be > an ass and take everything personally. You're making an entire > mountain range out of the proverbial molehill. It is *you* who are making a mountain out of the no-top-posting molehill. -- Tony Marston http://www.tonymarston.net http://www.radicore.org -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php