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Re: Subject: Re: RE[IP] Abbreviations /FINALLY

At 01:17 PM 4/25/2003 Kathy Fagan wrote:
 >Can this battle/vendetta please be taken off line?
 >DING.... round 7

Before anyone goes off the deep end, let me remind you about the no-flaming 
policies around here. Please look at 
http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/netiquette.shtml for the whole list. Please 
note especially this one:

>Flaming will not be tolerated. "Flaming" is what people do when they make 
>an emotionally opinionated comment using language intended to be 
>confrontational. For this list, flaming is defined as personal attacks 
>and/or criticism of another list member that have the effect of holding 
>another person up to harsh ridicule, demeaning them as a person, or 
>otherwise inflicting hostility or anger on them. What one person may 
>understand to be friendly kidding, another may perceive as hostile 
>flaming. To help control the flaming impulse, remember:
>everyone has an opinion, a life, and a value; don't try to demean that be 
>kind and think twice before responding; sometimes the most appropriate 
>response is a nicely worded private e-mail instead of posting to the list 
>flaming helps no one, not even yourself; remember you may be losing the 
>respect of hundreds of people you have never even seen before repeated 
>flaming offenses will result in your list membership being revoked.


Sam Skopp
One of the volunteer Insulin Pumpers administrators
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