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Date:         Thu, 4 May 2006 11:40:20 -0400
Reply-To:     Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Training Wheels
Comments: To: Steven Raimi <>
In-Reply-To:  <>
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From my point of view, we are all toddlers in some context. Everytime someone tries something completely new they behave a lot like toddlers. And, remember, I specifically asked visceral reactors to ignore my posts.


On 5/4/06, Steven Raimi <> wrote: > Joe, > > I gotta tell you, you'd be much more persuasive if you'd make an effort > not to insult your target audience. The training wheels metaphor may be > apt, but I'm certainly less inclined to listen to you when you repeatedly > refer to me (and others who actually find macros valuable) as "toddlers". > Or when you repeatedly reference macros, but never once leave out the > derogatory adjectives. Hey, I've used SCL extensively in the past (and > really enjoyed it) - perhaps I'm more a brat or a pest than a toddler??? > If only we agreed with you enough to be considered adults... > > Steve >

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