From: Michael D'Errico (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 08 2009 - 07:22:36 CST
I won't post any more messages about this, but would like to point out that
in the IETF the use of +1 that I've experienced is that people add "+1" to
messages of *people* they like, not *arguments* they like. It's a way of
ganging up on someone with an opposing opinion, even a good one.
Erkki I. Kolehmainen wrote:
> 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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