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Re: irc meeting regarding kernel status d-i RC3

On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:20:56PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Matthew Wilcox]
> > I will not subject myself to the whims of Rob Levin.
> Why do you believe others are interested in your conflict with some
> (to me at least) unknown person Rob Levin?

He runs Freenode.  "whois freenode.net.  I thought it better to allude
to the reason for not being willing to use irc.debian.org rather than
reiterate all the problems.  If you care for the details, send me a
private email.

> If you wanted to be constructive, you might have suggested an
> alternative network, and provided some explanation of the positive
> features of this alternative network.  It would have made me at least
> view your email in a better light.

I have in the past suggested alternative IRC networks.  One such would
be OFTC, a network that is also under the SPI umbrella.  I'm open to
other suggestions, but Feenode is unacceptable to me.

"Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon 
the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those
conscience-soothing falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse
to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince 
himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep 
he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception." -- Mark Twain

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