Re: [dnsext] Moderate one's tone, please.

Paul Wouters <paul@xelerance.com> Tue, 01 February 2011 19:17 UTC

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From: Paul Wouters <paul@xelerance.com>
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Subject: Re: [dnsext] Moderate one's tone, please.
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On Tue, 1 Feb 2011, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:

> I know that my particular views are well founded in industry practice and
> experience. I have worked on this particular problem for over fifteen
> years.

This is an example of such an appeal to authority that some people keep
using, usually combined with general all-encompassing statements.

> I do not think that you can truthfully claim an equivalent level of
> expertise.

I am reminded of your claim of 20 years of DNSSEC experience at the
Toronto TASK meeting......

Paul