[erlang-questions] benchmarks game harsh criticism

Isaac Gouy <>
Fri Dec 7 19:08:32 CET 2007


Please consider whether making a personal attack is an appropriate use
of this mailing list or of your employers email service.

I provided a link to the benchmarks game public discussion forum -
please understand that personal attacks will not be welcomed there.

There's nothing more for me to say.


--- Bengt Kleberg <> wrote:

> greetings,
> 
> as for losing audience i hope that my suggestion at the start of this
> 
> discussion (''do not read this'') was followed by as many as
> possible. 
> having experienced isaac some 2-3 years ago (that time was much worse
> 
> since i was unprepared) i expected something like this and thus
> offered 
> the warning.
> 
> 
> taking this from the mail list is a good idea in theory.
> 
> it was my first reaction when things turned ugly all those years ago.
> 
> unfortunately isaac took the private email i sent him, chopped it
> into 
> little pieces, removing things like explanations, smilies, etc. he
> then 
> posted these pieces as straw man arguments on the mail list. using
> his 
> normal acerbic tone, he proceeded smashing them to dust.
> 
> i sent another private email explaining that he had hurt me, asking
> him 
> to stop doing such things, and giving me an apology. his (private) 
> answer was much more brutal than his mail list postings, the point
> being 
> that his act was not illegal and he would never apologise. finally he
> 
> wrote that we should never send private email to each other again.
> 
> so in practice i am not taking this off-line even though it would be
> a 
> nice thing for this list.
> 
> 
> bengt


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