[OT] was Ubuntu has gone!

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 04:23:35 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 1:13 AM, Res <res at ausics.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
>> (but not all) and most users do not trim their messages at all, while
> My pet hate is those who don't trim, but I don't go after those who don't do
> it, IMHO, top posting is no worse then those who bottom post, especially
> those who bottom post 3 words, making you scroll down 5 pages of
> crap to read those 3 words.
>> a few overtrim to the barely understandable, like they were in a IRC.
> That is a danger, people when trimming often think the other person will
> know what you mean, when you have omitted just a tad too much, so long as
> there's enough there to the point of your comments it should be OK, but I
> do know what you mean.
>> It's a real mess, uncomfortable, really hard to follow and
>> collaborate.
> its been that way since day dot way back then...it'll never change.
>> Thus I'm beginning to appreciate our (your) eventual fellow "nazis"
>> and their persistence in requiring good manners for those waiting at
>> the soup line.
> perhaps, but the danger lies within, you cant have a bunch of misfits
> deciding based on their personal beliefs what anyone else needs to do,
> moderation is why we have moderators :)
> It is very childish of those who publicly state in here they refuse or
> may refuse to help someone just because that person top posts, I mean,
> most of us (I know not all, but the vast majority) are adults here, not
> 8yo's in a school playground, a lot of people in here need to seriously
> grow up.
> --
> Res

I beg your pardon for not trimming the above...

And to the above, I beg to agree. :-)


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