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Re: What your ballot should look like if you're in favor of releasing sarge

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 03:15:22PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 05:42:04AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > That's just so totally American.
> Now there's the ad hominem attack you keep referring to.

No, that would be "You are American, therefore your argument is wrong".

This was "Here's why your argument is wrong. It's a stereotypically
American type of invalid argument".

Completely the other way around.

> Well done. You not only offended a fair proportion of our developers,
> you completely missed your target (me).

No, "You can't talk about that! What if somebody didn't like it?" is
very definitely stereotypical American behaviour.

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