Re: murphy is listed on spamcop
On Monday 03 January 2005 09:22, Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Russell Coker <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Monday 03 January 2005 07:25, Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > This is true whether the bad things are false positives in email or
> > > the deaths of hundreds of people. Certainly deaths are worse, but I
> > > wasn't comparing false positives to deaths.
> > >
> > > I was explaining why your style of excuse is never acceptible. If
> > > false positives are bad (and they are), they do not become less bad
> > > because you cannot figure out how to avoid them and still achieve your
> > > goals.
> > There is no comparison between killing people and bouncing email.
> I agree completely. It is for this reason I did not compare killing
> people and bouncing email.
> But there *is* a comparison between your excuse and Rumsfeld's excuse
> for inadequately equipping his soldiers.
No there is no comparison.
Human lives are much more important than email. The discussion is over.
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