Re: performance issue questions

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On Thu, 2016-11-24 at 14:35 -0800, L. A. Walsh wrote:
> Jerry Casiano wrote:
> > 
> > It's not defensive, it's just honest.
> > 
> ----
>     ?? Honest != asking "why" questions, which tend to make people
> defensive.  Also, I've been told *plenty* of times that honesty is no
> excuse for a lack of politenessor tact and that honesty, besides
> being honest can be other things that are not so pleasant to
> experience
> or describe (that doesn't mean one should strive for the opposite,
> either! :-) ). 
>     Too often when people (I see it in questions others ask more
> often
> than my own) ask questions, answers don't answer the question or
> questions, but try to change what the person is asking or wanting
> into
> something else because their original questions didn't have easy
> answers.

Yes, how dare anyone ask questions intended to understand your
requirements in order to attempt to help by, if possible, suggesting a
workaround when there are no easy answers.

>     Sorry if I was projecting that on you, and maybe I was projecting
> some defensiveness since, I don't really have a "use case" -- I'm
> not a font designer or publisher or someone that might need all those
> fonts, other than always having been fascinated by them and have
> been interested in unicode and ways to have my OS's use & display
> the characters for 15-20 years.  I got more interested in the look,
> shape and creation of fonts after reading the book "Fonts &
> Encodings"

So now we get to the real reason you appear to be so easily offended.

You have no real reason.

You could have just said that. I was of course hoping for something
more interesting but whatever.

>     Maybe that answers your question(s) or not, but I might point
> out, that
> if you want your questions answered, it might be polite to answer
> some of
> the initially posed questions first.
> Cheers,
> Linda

I already apologized for that, in my original response. I'm not going
to do it again. If it bothered you, you shouldn't have even responded.

I definitely regret having done so.

Cheers indeed.
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