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Re: [tdf-discuss] overall communication guidelines and reply-to mangling

Hi Florian, *,

Am 12.12.2011 14:41 schrieb Florian Effenberger:
Friedrich Strohmaier wrote on 2011-12-11 15:22:

So well, I've some questions:
- What makes the website list more suitable for this test than this one?
- What are the criteria making this test successful or fail?


.. means leave me alone?

but we have been discussing for weeks now,

No discussion - vaporizing comments instead, You did not care nor
comment a single one.

and I would like to test out the impact of reply-to mangling. 

Switch off reply-to mangling?

Regarding testing out the impact of that change: I'll try once more:

If You want to know the impact of your house burning down, there are two

- I tell you the impact of burning down your house
- I show you the impact of burning down your house

If I tell you the impact of burning down your house you can imagine.
If I show you the impact of burning down your house you can see.

Same thing about knowing the impact of changing the behaviour of the

As You play with the motivation of volunteers, how do you evaluate the
result of "test out the impact"? Do you count the corpses i.e. the lost

The way You want to go, is one where you can't win. The best case is, no
damage is visible, which does not mean it doesn't happen. All other
cases make things go worse.

Btw. I still don't know about Your motivation on this. You didn't tell a
single word about.

If I think of games affecting volunteer's motivation I think of games I
can win only and the worst case is, that things don't change. But this
is my personal preference. From what I read, Your's appear to be
different. I tried to describe my vision on how to do - but I dropped
hope to get it recognized by You. My offer is still valid, for what it
is worth however.

Really, it's been now eight weeks (!) that has been in the queue at

If this eight weeks were ones delaying a mistake they were good ones.

so... let's do it and try it out.

So go ahead! Enjoy the impact You might cause. Enjoy counting corpses.

Friedrich Strohmaier
- Admin team -
The Document Foundation

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