"nothing of importance" (was: Re: RFC 20 status change last call: References to appendices)

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Sun, 04 January 2015 02:20 UTC

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On 04/01/15 01:59, John Levine wrote:
> Since the appendices in question say nothing of importance, I think we
> have spent far too much time on this already.

Isn't that what we always do? If someone had good ideas as to
how to decrease that kind of self-flagellation I'd be interested
and happy to try push those along. But please send those to me
off-list for now, an on-list discussion on this topic will most
likely end up 99% guff no matter how hard we each try to keep it
sensible. (I think part of our problem is that there are so many
of us and on any one topic some small few of us fall for the
"but I really have to reply this time" fallacy that that's always
going to make us make us look collectively dim;-)