Re: Net Socialisation - Reply to Carucci

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Tue, 21 Nov 1995 21:39:48 -0500

Rhanks, Elizabeth. Despite his criticism of me for sending personal
messages publicly (I didn't realize I was doing that), the point of his
message to me was to criticize me publicly, to show his alliance with
the guys who felt that, notwithstanding the fact they were
anthropologists, with everything the word connotes, they felt that nobody
had the right to criticize their use of the androcentric terms "man"
and"mankind". Ruby Rohrlich

On Tue, 21 Nov 1995, Elizabeth Vance wrote:

> I'm not taking sides on this, but I did want to point out the irony of
> Mr. Carucci's criticism of Ruby. In what, to me, appears to be a
> message that should be sent personally, he criticises her for sending
> personal messages publicly. Then again, perhaps I have a different idea
> of what should be considered a personal message. I do know, however,
> that if I'm to be taken to task for something I do, I much prefer it be
> sent to me in private, and I prefer to send it in privacy.
> Am I the only one that feels that way?
> - Elizabeth
> >
> >
> > Mr. Carucci said:
> > (excerpted for brevity)
> > > about newbies on the list!!! ruby who steadfastly refuses to
> > > send her personal 3-or-4 liner personal messages directly to
> > > the addressee!! no! instead we have become privy to every
> > > little cloying message she has sent out.
> > > get a clue, ruby; do not lump my opinions in with your
> > > phantom majority. i side with rimkus on this one.
> > > and PLEASE, ruby, learn to fill in the proper SUBJECT line
> > > heading, learn to send private, back-channel mail when it is
> > > appropriate, and finally, stop ranting about simple words and
> > > stop tyring to revise recent HIStory [oops]!!!
> > > thank you.
> > > jim carucci.
> > >
> >
> >