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From: tamsinj Date: August 28th, 2003 05:27 am (UTC) (Link)
personally i find it quite deeply 'wrong' to use 'friend list' as a synonym for 'list of interesting people who put things on a diary occasionally'. wrong in that i'm very uncomfortable with both the term, and 'friending' people i don't know.

and the directional nature of these links seems to cause a "i
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personally i find it quite deeply 'wrong' to use 'friend list' as a synonym for 'list of interesting people who put things on a diary occasionally'. wrong in that i'm very uncomfortable with both the term, and 'friending' people i don't know.

and the directional nature of these links seems to cause a "i <linked/friended> you, you must me!" that's present in every medium like this (CHP mindscape links, web page links, lj friends lists etc etc) which is pretty irksome too.
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