[svlug] Rules -> was postfix

James Leone linuxcpa at netscape.net
Fri Jan 17 11:21:05 PST 2003



Mark C. Langston wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 10:57:51AM -0800, James Leone wrote:
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>>>If you doubt me, feel free to make a presentation at SVLUG using
>>>Powerpoint with lots of cutesy animations, sounds, and unnecessary
>>>graphics.  It may well be comprehensible, but your audience is going
>>>to ignore you (those that don't actively chase you out of the room).
>>>Did you succeed in being "reasonably understandable"?  No, because
>>>you ignored the boundaries within which your audience is both able
>>>and--just as importantly--willing to receive your information.
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>>I didn't understand that
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>You didn't understand the rest of the text, either, since you once
>again emailed me directly and cc'd the list.
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>Let me be plain:  Insist on communicating in a way people tell you
>not to, and they'll ignore you.
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>Like I'm about to do.
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What?




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