Undefined terms overload

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 04:23:14 UTC 2014


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 11:16 PM, Larry Sheldon <larrysheldon at cox.net> wrote:
> I was able to ignore it for a while, but now I have run into one in two
> unrelated threads.
>
> What does "bikeshedding" mean here?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson's_law_of_triviality

> And, what does "OOB" mean here--the decodes with which I am familiar do not

'out of band' - ideally: "Access the console of my equipment without
having to use the network my equipment is supporting"

> seem to fit:  Out of Bounds, Out Of Body, Out of Bed, Out of Business, Open
> Of Business  (used to see this one many times daily), Out Of Bullets, Out Of
> Band (also familiar from telephone days).
> --
> The unique Characteristics of System Administrators:
>
> The fact that they are infallible; and,
>
> The fact that they learn from their mistakes.
>
>
> Quis custodiet ipsos custodes


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