|Don't apologize ... your point was valid (archive)|
Posted by Greg from Sydney (currently in Tokyo) on October 04, 1998 at 09:50:41:
In Reply to: I apologize for being over-reacted...(long) posted by Richard L. on October 04, 1998 at 01:30:20:
I think you were right to raise your concern, and that your concern is valid.
We should all be sensitive to terms which can insult - even inadvertently - those of different cultural backgrounds.
The only way people can know what terms are culturally-offensive is for someone to let people know, as you have done.
So: no apology necessary, in my view.
Yours in one world of Z-dom,