[TAG] (forw) Re: Someone needs help in SF
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Nov 29 11:27:08 MSK 2005
Quoting Heather Stern (star at starshine.org):
> The Gang do sometimes forward in their useful Answers from elsewhere, a
> practice which I encourage since it makes the threads so much tastier.
> However, when "elsewhere" is a private mailbox... hrmmm.
Cutting directly to the chase: I regret, but cannot properly apologise
for, Mr. Ferrell and his travelling one-troll drama troupe.
> Being able to anonymize is good (hey, just tell me and Thomas, and
> it's a done deal) but people are people.
And out of 6.5x10^9-plus, some of those people are complete losses. For:
> Why 60ish people on a list with international membership would be more
> comfy if it were "only" a list is not all that clear to me, but what
> the heck - give 'em their chance to flee. It's only fair.
I call bullshit -- and, frankly, you know better: Mr. Ferrell was
never boxed into either this mailing list or the thread. His dance was
a solo act.
And you'll note that he went after _Thomas_ in that same vein. Mull on
I don't waste time improving standards of social etiquette towards
muggers. Neither should you.
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