tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Jun 20 13:43:15 2009
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Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
In a message dated 6/20/2009 16:36:48 Eastern Daylight Time,
> In its own way, this is fascinating. The responses to my suggestion have
> mostly clustered around "you're wasting your time with this." The last
> time this topic was raised (by Holtej last October), there were a number of
> responses discussing the merits of his proposal, and none at all suggesting
> that the whole discussion was pointless. You yourself mentioned that MO
> hadn't found a way to solve the problem, but went on to leave the door open
> by adding "I don't think that comes
> directly from Maltz, however." I took this as an indication that the
> question was still open and further discussion might be warranted (or, at the
> very least, not actively rebuffed).
> I understand that Holtej has a history and a standing with the group that
> I don't, but still the difference in the responses is curious.
Another factor in how your suggestion is received is that yours is the
latest of many such proposals, as you yourself have mentioned. Perhaps the idea
has just been hashed so much by now that it's considered a dead topic.