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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free



On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 05:52:24PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 03:23:37AM -0400, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Both sides here have valid points and the issues are complex and
> > require careful thought from all parties.  Lobbing insults is not a
> > useful technique for reaching understanding.
[...]
> btw, i did not lob an insult at john. if i had wanted to insult him,
> i would be a *lot* less subtle about it than accusing him of being
> excessively pedantic.

I have to agree with Craig on this point.  If he had wanted to insult
someone, he'd have used words like:

"maybe you should look for a career in marketing. you've certainly got a
talent for spin-doctoring. a willingness to break promises shows the right
ethical standard for the field too."

-- 
G. Branden Robinson            |    The errors of great men are venerable
Debian GNU/Linux               |    because they are more fruitful than the
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |    truths of little men.
roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |    -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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