LinuxInsider: Windows XP SP2 and the Risk of a Linux Backlash
Aug 13, 2004, 02:30 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
"The best method known for getting people extremely angry at you
is simply to be right where they're wrong--especially if you give
them any opportunity to read a moral subtext into whatever they're
wrong about. It's sometimes okay be a tiny bit smarter than the
people you work with, but it's always devastating to working
relationships to be proven right if that makes people feel you are
somehow morally better than they are.
"Have that happen and they'll soon be calling you smug, self
righteous or pious. No matter how humbly you do the self-effacing
shuffle, the working relationship will be history. You'll never
work well with them again..."