[bksvol-discuss] Re: Gustavo's comments are understandable by all according to Gustavo

Hi E, 

Send him this quote.... It is so true at times. 

The greatest problem in communication is the illusion that it has been
accomplished.
- George Bernard Shaw


Katie Hill
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Katie Hill
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Lynn Lewis Warren
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according to Gustavo

He just was quite emphatic about how well understood his comments are.  Go 
figure.

E.
At 05:21 PM 1/3/2007, you wrote:
>Elizabeth, I have made that mistake too.  (smile)  I finally figured it 
>out when I read the help page about submitting books.  It took me awhile 
>to figure it out.  This is the kind of thing that I meant about Gustavo 
>not realizing that his comments aren't being understood.  I know I'm 
>guilty of this too, of thinking that what I'm asking someone to do is 
>obvious when the person has no idea of what I want.  I think it's obvious 
>because I've done it so many times before.  I forget that the person I'm 
>talking to doesn't have my background and experience.  Lissi, in her 
>gentle way, reminded me that I was doing this when she asked me about 
>scanning engines.  I'm finding that the words "obvious" and "assume" get 
>me into a lot of trouble.  (grin)
>
>Monica Willyard
>
>At 05:03 PM 1/3/2007, you wrote:
>>I just had a conversation with Gustavo.  He says that other people 
>>understand his comments.  He was surprised I did not understand the 
>>following to mean do not include PHD or MD in author's names.  To his 
>>"title" means MD or PHD.  He seems extremely annoyed to be questioned.
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