I've lost track of the procedures for formally taking exception to ad hominem
attacks, but I think we (the IETF) are overdue in needing to get quite strict
about enforcing that requirement, and doing the enforcement in a timely fashion.l
We simply must purge patterns of personal abuse out of our public discussions
and start requiring professional demeanor.
It is not reasonable to burden every participant with the effort to install
filters. A hostile work envrionment is not made tolerable by blinders and ear
Dean Anderson wrote:
Mr Crocker. I know you'd rather not give credit to anyone you disagree
with, which I suppose leaves only a preference to plagarize the work of
others and give undue credit to someone else, say, Vixie [ala the SPF/RMX
plagarism in which Vixie was improperly credited for the idea and the real
contributors and the originator of the idea were improperly removed***].
dcrocker a t ...
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