On 19.08.2012 19:30, Russ Allbery wrote: > Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> Amen. I find it derogatory towards the people spending months of their >> private time to make exotic ports work to call their work "toy ports". >> I am seriously thinking about a GR explicitly endorsing the work on more >> exotic ports to stop this derogatory, impolite and contraproductive >> behavior. > > I'd second it, in exactly that hope. Sorry, but I think this would be non-sense. Either the "exotic ports" (as Marc called them) prove themselves to be useful and valuable based on their technical merits or they don't. If those ports need a GR to silence any criticsm regarding those ports, then something is going seriously wrong. Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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