Wanted: volunteers with bandwidth/storage to help save climate data

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Fri Dec 23 22:44:25 UTC 2016


On 12/21/2016 06:15 PM, Royce Williams wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 3:49 PM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 04:41:29PM -0800, Doug Barton said:
>>  [..]
>>   >>Everyone has a line at which "I don't care what's in the pipes, I just
>>   >>work here" changes into something more actionable.
>>   >
>>   >Stretched far beyond any credibility. Your argument boils down to, "If it's
>>   >a political thing that *I* like, it's on topic."
>
> I can see why you've concluded that. My final phrasing was indeed
> ambiguous. I would have hoped that the rest of my carefully
> non-partisan post would have offset that ambiguity.

There was no ambiguity, your argument was clear. I simply think you were 
wrong. :)

>> "If it's a politically-generated thing I'll have to deal with at an
>> operational level, it's on topic."
>>
>> That work?
>
> That is indeed what I was trying to say - thanks, Ken.

Again, hard to see how the OP asking for assistance with his pet project 
fits any definition of "have to deal with at an operational level."

But now I'm repeating myself, so I'll leave it at that.

Doug




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