Beta 8.10 released

David McGlone d.mcglone at att.net
Sun Oct 12 14:15:01 BST 2008


On Saturday 11 October 2008 10:42:24 am Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 11 October 2008, David McGlone wrote:
> >On Friday 10 October 2008 11:07:40 pm Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> On Friday 10 October 2008, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> >> >Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >> >> On Friday 10 October 2008 16:34:16 Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> >> >>> On 10/10/2008 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >> >>>>  (And I myself had to edit what I had originally said about my
> >> >>>>  nationality,
> >> >>>>  since it might have offended citizens of the United States.)
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>  Lisi
> >> >>>
> >> >>> One thing I have learned over time is no matter what your going to
> >> >>> offend someone along the way.  As you grow older you learn not to
> >> >>> let it bother you if you do.
> >> >>
> >> >> I can't agree.  I used to care less than I do.  But as I got older I
> >> >> have learnt to respect other people's feelings more.  If I can
> >> >> reasonably manage it, and provided of course that I am not so angry
> >> >> that I would be pleased if I gave offence ;-), I try to avoid giving
> >> >> offence. This does not mean that I always succeed, of course.
> >> >>
> >> >> Lisi
> >> >
> >> >You aren't old enough yet. *<]:oD
> >>
> >> You beat me to it Billie.  Lisi needs to have a little more confidence
> >> when she knows she is right.  I would guess Lisi at 1/3rd my age, and
> >> no, I'm not bucking for a quarter, I'm just that old.
> >
> >He's so old he farts dust! ;-)
>
> Not yet David.  But often when I offer advice because its a problem I have
> seen & know the first answer to, I do come across as a bit gruff and
> arbitrary.  That isn't trying to be obnoxious, its just because I have been
> there and done that, sometimes even buying the T-shirt too. :)
>
> Having chased electrons for well over 60 years for a living now, there
> isn't too much I haven't seen at least once with gear old enough to have a
> history. But the new stuff I have to ask about on these lists just like
> everyone else. :)

I understand what you're saying Gene. I'm pushing 40 and sometimes I do the 
same thing.

-- 
David M.



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