[ubuntu-uk] Anybody seen this, thought it might be shown, as nobody has mentioned it on here yet.....

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 21 16:07:04 UTC 2013

On 21 August 2013 16:57, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/08/13 10:13, scoundrel50a wrote:
> Hi, I really dont understand the attitude of attack when somebody posts
> something like this. Not everybody is competant in using Ubuntu, and not
> everybody understands the risks involved especially considering for years
> its been pushed as a safe OS. All i have done is post this to the group, I
> dont appreciate this attitude. It doesnt give Ubuntu a good light when
> people see this.
> On the whole I have stopped posting to this group since there are a number
> of people who are obviously on pedestals above us lowly minions. Not so long
> back after starting a thread I was shot down in an unforgivably harsh manner
> by people who made assumptions about me based on absolutely no evidence and
> proceeded to trample all over my opinion and my self esteem.
> I have said it before and I'll say it again, not everyone is an expert, not
> everyone understands things that are obvious to you. Be careful how you
> respond as we are supposed to be wanting to encourage mass adoption and as
> many new users as possible. Insulting them, depressing them, making them
> feel small, they will only leave.

I don't think we know what it was that scoundrel50a was taking
exception to as the post he complained about was not about anything he
said.  Scoundrel50a can you clarify exactly what it was that worried


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