The social skills of a thermonuclear device: Ruining a conversation

Raymond Chen

On an internal distribution list that a bunch of Microsoft bloggers hang out on, somebody asked a question about how to accomplish X, and another person suggested using the Y plug-in. I replied to the thread by saying, “The Y plug-in is not allowed on Microsoft-hosted properties for legal reasons. See this Web site for more information.”

Ned Pyle sent me a reply:

I can always count on you to simultaneously ruin and improve a conversation…


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