Re: (solved) Re: need help on wheezy installation
On 2018-01-03, David Wright <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think you quoted some text from ?kernel documentation, and
> presumably agreed with it. I can't see what the fuss is about.
> The first line of this post says "David Christensen wrote:".
> Should I change it to "David Christensen posted:"? I had
> assumed that we conventionally wrote the second when we meant
> the first.
There is or was a member of this forum (whose Gallic-sounding name
rather escapes me--was it Stéphane Monnier?) who systematically
eliminates the attributions from his posts--well, at least the top-level
attribution. Actually I believe he's a severe trimmer, so in my memory there is
rarely if ever anything but a top-level attribution to eliminate.
But then he takes care to sign *his* name at the bottom.
This irritated me to the point where I was going to ask him here why he
eliminated the name of the poster to which he was responding while
making a point of signing nominatively his own articles, but I didn't
because I'm striving to be a mature individual.
"An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful.
A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life
when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats."
— George Orwell