I liked Dave Walden's response to Rick Karesh's comment:
>On the more direct point, I'm very curious about how the language/action
>models are useful. They make sense to me looking backwards at
>conversations, and it does make sense to me to be clear about what is a
>request and to be clear in saying "OK, I'm satisfied with that" but in my
>limited attempts to apply them, they have always felt too rigid, too
>constraining, too inhibiting.
But, I realized that in my own post on this topic that I might have been
somewhat defensive. I'd like to shift the conversation to a dialogue and
ask Rick and others who expressed some dissatisfaction with the
language/action model to expand on their concerns about it. Let's explore
Better late than never!
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