[Offtopic]
I respect your views Niraj and I do agree with your point regarding the we 
behave socially. But this is how people normally call others in such 
communities. It is not something which is mandatory and you are always free to 
call whatever you want. Which guy will deny being called "Sir"? ;-)

Subha

On 11-Feb-2013, at 1:01 PM, Niraj Suryawanshi wrote:

> Dear Subhashish,
> 
> Using the word 'sir' or "m'am" when talking to someone you're not familiar 
> with is generally intended simply as a gesture of respect. It's not some sort 
> of submissive term or something which indicates hierarchical structure, 
> simply we're born and brought up in a society where respect to others is at 
> priority and that's exactly why i used it.
> I mean no harm or offence to the open source community nor any individual in 
> specific. :)
> Hope the reply conveys my intentions behind the same.
> 
> 
> 
> Regards & Thanks, 
> Niraj Suryawanshi 
> 8149920120 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi 
> <subhash...@cis-india.org> wrote:
> Dear Niraj,
> 
> Just a small point.
> In an open source community like Wikipedia everyone is same and equally 
> treated. So, there is no need of adding destinations and adding Sir/ Madam 
> for anyone irrespective of their age.
> 
> Best!
> Subha
> 
> On 11-Feb-2013, at 12:32 PM, Niraj Suryawanshi <niraj.suryawan...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> > Thank you Sir for your appreciation!
> > And thanks to everyone who guided & supported for the same!
> >
> >
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