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in reply to Re^2: (Toward a better PerlMonks) Who do we serve, and why, and how can we do it better?
in thread (Toward a better PerlMonks) Who do we serve, and why, and how can we do it better?

I sometimes sorely wish that folks could disavow themselves of the notion that “I take XP personally,” because I don’t. (Gasp!)
You protest too much, methinks, insisting, again and again and again, that you don't care about XP and being downvoted, to the point that folks naturally suspect the opposite. For example:

If you are truly indifferent to downvotes, why repeatedly put forward the suggestion of removing them from this site?

Update: Added extra quotes from Re^3: Threads and signals in Windows (invoking the name), Re: Lots of votes with nowhere to go :-), Re^3: Fork Results in thousands of processes, and Re^3: How to deal with the fact that Perl is not releasing memory and others.

Update: See also Re^2: Huffington Post: "Let's Do Away With Anonymous Posting" and Re^4: Huffington Post: "Let's Do Away With Anonymous Posting".