• Subject: Re: CHGPF Question
  • From: DAsmussen@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 21:27:11 -0400 (EDT)

Dave (et al),

In a message dated 97-09-22 07:29:14 EDT, you write:

> Dean Asmussen (DAsmussen@aol.com) wrote:
>  
>  >>  > I disagree VEHEMENTLY
>  >>
>  >>  VEHEMENTLY? Are you shouting?
>  >
>  >The aforementioned examples do not require a shout.).
>  
>  Dean, what's the difference between "vehemently" and "VEHEMENTLY"? The
>  generally accepted Netiquette is that unnecessary use of caps is akin to
>  shouting.
>  
>  >>  Oh yeah, the GOTO challenge.  Almost as exciting as the If/Then/Else
>  >>  challenge.
>  >
>  >I don't recall an If/Then/Else Challenge.  Art, this response isn't
typical
>  >of you!
>  >
>  >>  How 'bout GOTO     ENDOFTHISTHREAD?
>  >
>  >You know that I could join in, but I'll refrain...
>  
>  Art may have been a little ticked off at the capitalised "are you nuts?"
>  that you threw at him earlier. I'm sure I would have been. I only know
>  Art in 2D from Midrange-l, but my consistent impression of him is that
>  he is a highly competent and conscientious professional who deserves a
>  modicum of respect. Let's keep this discussion on a technical level and
>  try to persuade through the strength of argument rather the power of
>  invective.

Agreed.  I should have included a few more smiley emoticons, and given more
consideration to the small environment.  Unfortunately, "going back and
fixing it later" often never occurs in the small environment and I've been
burned by it FAR too many times.  My impression of Art was the same as yours,
hence my suprise at his indignance over the LVLCHK question.

To paraphrase a statement made by a prominent US politician yesterday, we
here at MIDRANGE-L try to disagree without being disagreeable.  Reviewing my
prior posts, I have failed in that task.  Again, my apologies...

Sincerely,

Dean Asmussen
Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc.
Fuquay-Varina, NC  USA
E-Mail:  DAsmussen@AOL.COM (for now)

"Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier." -- Charles F.
Kettering
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