From: Erkki I. Kolehmainen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jan 07 2009 - 22:28:10 CST
Without a way to indicate support, how would you gauge where the consensus
is moving (which is seen as being of great importance in IETF)? By the
number of lengthy notes?
Much of the discussion unfortunately consists of crossing notes with little
if any due respect to what the other party has said or meant.
Are we getting back to the concern for literacy?
Erkki I. Kolehmainen
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Puolesta Michael D'Errico
Lähetetty: 8. tammikuuta 2009 6:06
Vastaanottaja: Unicode Discussion
Aihe: Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy
> This method of indicating approval/disapproval of a given statement is
> common in the IETF world, and it works.
It is just as annoying there as here. If all you can effectively say is,
"yeah, what he said," then you are not adding anything to the discussion.
People on this list don't need a cheering section.
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