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Re: calling Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>

On Thu, Jun 03, 1999 at 07:02:21PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > > if your ISP provides a lousy service then vote with your feet.
> >
> > I use this provider because I can afford them.  $14.95 a month is what
> > I pay and I get unlimited connection time (no hidden anything---I can
> > literally pull off a week long connection, telco switching permitting
> > (it's not of course, I get connections as long as 30 hours or as short
> > as 7 minutes..)
> in other words, you're paying a low budget price for a low budget
> service.

Given that email is pretty much a requirement for developers, are you
saying I don't have the right to be a developer because I cannot afford a
better ISP?  I most certainly hope you're not.

> once again, that's your choice. just remember that all choices have
> consequences - some desirable, some undesirable.

It's not my choice.  If I had a choice, I'd use something else.  Instead
you wish to make a choice that impedes my ability to conduct my affairs
as they relate to Debian in the matter traditionally employed.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>            Debian GNU/Linux developer
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<dracus> Ctrl+Option+Command + P + R
<Knghtbrd> dracus - YE GODS!  That's worse than EMACS!
<LauraDax> hehehehe
<dracus> don't ask what that does :P

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