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Re: murphy is listed on spamcop

On Monday 03 January 2005 09:22, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote:
> Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:
> > On Monday 03 January 2005 07:25, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> 
> > > 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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