Re: Improved Debian Project Emergency Communications
On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 at 03:22 GMT, John Hasler penned:
> Monique wrote:
>> The difference is that, by allowing replies to accumulate and reading
>> them filtered to +3, you have a decent chance of finding out when a
>> submission was likely off-base.
> That's what I meant by corrections. Whenever Slashdot screws up I can
> be fairly certain that several of its thousands of knowledgeable
> readers will gleefully point out the error.
Agreed. But I wanted to be clear, both to you and to everyone else,
that slashdot's front page is *not* in any way guaranteed to be
accurate. Taking any of their blurbs at face value tends to make an ass
out of you ...
> It is my experience that the more I know about a subject the more
> errors I see in news about that subject. From this I conclude that
> news reporting on any given subject is no more accurate than reporting
> on those subjects about which I know the most. And that's pretty damn
Ditto, and yeah, scary.