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dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 15:20:47 UTC 2008
2008/10/13 Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com>:
> You don't remember Res? As I recall he's the one that claims he's helped
> dozens, if not hundreds, of newbie users for whom this list is too
> intimidating and cruel to them. He's helped them all offline because he
> doesn't need to beat his chest with his accomplishments unlike all the
> jerks and meanies on this list. Conveniently I don't remember anyone
> coming forward to support his claims, though.
> I'm surprised he hasn't put you on his banned list for irritating him.
> He did that to me and I'm not even sure what I did to tick him off. I
> wrote him an email to apologize and try to find out how I offended him
> and I found out my email was banned and blocked so I more or less wrote
> him off as a troll that appears here periodically to fan some flames and
> disappears for awhile to lurk.
> If it's true that he's a champion for newbies offline, let him be that
> then and ignore him here. It's quite clear that he doesn't really want
> to engage in a dialog with people here and any attempt to do so will
> result in insults and flames if you don't see the world through his eyes.
While I don't think it impossible that he has helped many users
offlist, as I have installed Ubuntu on over 20 peoples computers and
none are list members, I do find his language not fitting for someone
who implied that he is a professional system admin. Res, please lay
off the insults and name-calling, and do both yourself and your
profession a favor. This is a _community_. Reminds me of XKCD:
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