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Re: debian and women? from DWN #10

On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 12:33:16AM +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
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> On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 12:52:18 -0500
> Chris Metzler <cmetzler@speakeasy.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 21:59:11 +0530
> > Ritesh Raj Sarraf <riteshsarraf@fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > >
> > > If I'm not mistaken, this list is supposed to be a technical list
> > > discussing issues specific to the Debian GNU/Linux Distribution.
> > 
> > >From http://lists.debian.org/users.html :
> > 
> > } debian-user: Help and discussion among users of Debian
> > 
> > Do gender issues among posters to technical lists apply?  IMHO, since they
> > affect the comfort level of people posting here, they apply just fine.
> > They apply more than e.g. posts about the SCO suits, or MS being fined
> > by the EU, or a zillion other topics that get discussed here.
> > 
> > But that's my opinion.  And your opinion is that this thread doesn't
> > belong here.  And you believe that strongly And that's fine.  You were
> > doing just fine until you wrote. . .
> > 
> I didn't say that I believe it strongly. I also boycott those other offtopics posted and then getting converted to a huge flood of useless msgs.
> Sometimes you do need to be ironic while replying, when you get hundreds of email which can also be termed at brothers and sisters of SPAM, and are termed for the list informative.
Hi Ritesh,
There is a solution to your dilemma, to avoid hundreds of off-topic,
spam-like human conversation, and whats more its debian-approved:
gmame is the answer! You can read exactly what you want and avoid the
horde of useless human interaction and talk of UK trains and Stone
Cheers from the USA,

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