was bogon filters, now "Brief Segue on 1918"
Darden, Patrick S.
darden at armc.org
Thu Aug 7 16:52:14 CDT 2008
> Sure. And he's not always right either; none of us are.
> But he gave cogent arguments to support his point, and you gave us
He gave good arguments. You, however, did not.
> None of which amounts to "wants to hurt people", which is what you
>accused him of.
I was out of line here. I apologize to Michael. I don't think he
took offense, but if he did I genuinely regret it.
> And yet I see tha tyou don't yourself bother to try to prove your
> argument; you merely continue to go after Michael and I on peripheral
>points. No pun intended.
Didn't have to: you didn't address anything other than personal or
> Sure. Online coke machines are just about as cool as coffee-pot
They were in 1995. Back when the first one went online. That was
too cool for me to express.
> But they're orthogonal to the discussion that was at hand, and your
> returning to that well in the middle of a serious discussion suggests
> that you, yourself, are not all that serious.
Or perhaps that I was trying to cool the discussion down a bit. I had
already tried to bring it to a close once.... It was an extended hyperbole
of ridiculousness. Soda machines. MMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmm.
> Once is tongue in cheek.
> Twice or three times is dilettante.
No, I think it just proves that saying the same stupid joke three
times doesn't make it funny. Doesn't mean I am a dilettante
network operator. Just means I'm not funny. ;-)
> I don't know, Patrick; you seem to be the one emotionalizing the
Yeah, I have a sharp tongue too. And I am a dillettante. And everything
I say is just so cute and precious. And I am Wrong.
> I'm out of this one though; we are certainly out of AUP.
I'm with you on this, for sure. If you want to address me off-list
please feel free.
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