What did I do wrong?

Garrett Norris norrisg1 at verizon.net
Tue Jul 28 22:24:13 UTC 2009

You people are flooding my mail box its making me mad and if i get one 
more letter I am contacting the home office.

Benjamin Rubin wrote:
> ShorTie,
> Jo-Erlend said pretty much what I was going to say so I'll keep this 
> short.
> Regardless of how you think you are being treated in any of our 
> channels there is no excuse to reciprocate with the attitude that you 
> have thus far exhibited.
> Benjamin Rubin
> https://launchpad.net/~bnrubin <https://launchpad.net/%7Ebnrubin>
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:43 AM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad 
> <joerlend.schinstad at gmail.com <mailto:joerlend.schinstad at gmail.com>> 
> wrote:
>     When on IRC, you should never paste like that, but use a pastebin
>     instead, as OttifantSir recommended. This is important, because IRC is
>     a limited medium and when there are more than a thousand users in the
>     channel, it can become completely impossible to follow conversations
>     if people send too many messages.
>     You should also try to collect your messages into a long one,
>     explaining the problem well, rather than splitting it up and "using
>     enter as punctuation".
>     It's quite normal to kick users when flooding the channel with
>     messages from a paste or similar, in order to "protect" the channel.
>     Since many users have clients that automatically rejoin when they're
>     kicked, it's also customary to set a ban. You would normally get a
>     warning and an explanation in a private message though.
>     Reading your attached piece of log, I wouldn't be too upset if I were
>     you. Next time, you'll use a pastebin instead of pasting into the
>     channel, and everyone will be happy.
>     Best regards,
>     Jo-Erlend Schinstad
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