shameful censoring of mono opposition

Paige Thompson erratic at
Tue Jun 9 07:31:36 UTC 2009

You're welcome David, anytime you want to set yourself up for that go for
it. I can't promise I'll be here to hand your ass to you after you've so
carelessly lost track of it, unfortunately.

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:36 PM, David Schlesinger <
David.Schlesinger at> wrote:

> I want to thank Paige for taking advantage of my "out of the office"
> advisory to share her generally childish behavior with my manager, off-list.
> We had a good laugh over that one, thanks. No jobs available for you right
> now, Paige, sorry, but feel free to send a resume when you get to be eleven
> or so, hm?
> __Sent from my Steve-Phone
> On Jun 9, 2009, at 6:26, "Paige Thompson" <erratic at> wrote:
> well _sir_, I just cant help _but_ notice _that_ you are all_acting
> douchebags--_and_ I thought _I_ might _make_ that obser_vation_.
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 2:22 PM, David Schlesinger <<David.Schlesinger at>
> David.Schlesinger at> wrote:
>>  > Someone from Access chimed in on this one, glad he's getting paid to
>> dick
>> > around like this.
>> Er, _what_? I'm afraid I'm unable to work out the relevance of this
>> comment to that message.
>> Not to put too fine a point on it, I'm actually still on sabbatical this
>> week, so to be technical, I'm getting paid to _relax_. Watching my inbox
>> filling up with the same nonsensical "Mono is a Microsoft plot to take over
>> Linux, and Miguel and the gang are actually undercover shills for Steve
>> Ballmer" flamewar, instigated yet _again_ on this list by Mark Fink, is
>> harshing my mellow...
>> Personally, I think you have to bend over backwards to suggest that Miguel
>> (and the rest of the folks) have not contributed _immeasurably_ over the
>> years to free software.
>> As for Mono apps, as a photographer, I like F-Stop and I use it. Nautilus
>> might work for some folks, but with literally hundred and thousands of
>> photos to sort through, that won't work for me. If someone wants to come up
>> with a credible non-Mono replacement for that, and _then_ argue that F-Stop
>> should be removed, fine. But please don't tell me, in effect, that I should
>> use LaTex instead of Open Office to do all my documents because a) OO can
>> save things in MS Word format, and that's evil, or patented, or something,
>> and b) that LaTex works fine for _you_...
>> The solution I see here is that Mark Fink and Remco and others who feel
>> similarly find some other distribution more to their tastes than Ubuntu. And
>> if Mark Shuttleworth wants or doesn't want something in Ubuntu, he's more
>> than capable of saying so, he doesn't need folks attempting to channel him
>> here...
> --
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