Leaving Ubuntu back to Windows
hakan at koseoglu.org
Sun Jul 4 13:22:49 UTC 2010
On 4 July 2010 00:34, rbv <rajaramanbv at gmail.com> wrote:
> but starting with word, in capital letters, as heading, SNIP, is offending.
> especially when i refer to the free dictionary , under informal meaning
> One that is small or slight in size or stature. A person regarded as
> impertinent or mischievous.
> it hurts. I have in my first message itself given a clear idea, my wording
> may not be technical and may sound childish to experts in this forum and
> eager to provide any information required to help me.
I can't believe I am writing in favour of Karl Larsen but I think this
amounts to trolling.
Snip, in Karl's mail refers to the first couple of usage of the term:
v. snipped, snip·ping, snips
To cut, clip, or separate (something) with short, quick strokes.
To cut or clip with short, quick strokes.
I don't think Karl is capable of using the second (informal) usage. I
have never heard that one myself in use before.
It's obvious that Karl has truncated your mail and put the word snip
in place to signify that.
Now I've done defending Karl and feel dirty. Ignore the other bad
advices Karl give.
My own two cents: People should use what it works for them. Let it be
the free (as in beer and as in word) software or Microsoft/Apple. If
it doesn't work for you, don't complain - especially if it is free,
either try to help fixing it (raise bugs, evaluate test cases, if
capable, supply code fixes etc.) or move to something else and don't
feel bad about it.
Hakan (m1fcj) - http://www.hititgunesi.org
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