who makes the rules? was: Reply above Quotation

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Sat Jul 19 23:07:34 CEST 2008

> OK so let's take this to the extreme- if I were to post something like
> "From now on, the official rule is, no one can use the word 'code' on
> this mailing list."  You would be wrong to ask me if I had any
> authority, right?  And I would be correct to respond with "no one does,
> therefore we all do, therefore I do," right?  That's the argument you
> just put forward.

what part of "discussion" and "consent" didn't you understand?

regarding your example: your best bet would be i answered "nice idea, but  
i think ...".
but most likely i would think "what a twit" and ignore any further mails  
 from you.

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