[CentOS] OT: RHEL 6.1 is out

Craig White craig.white at ttiltd.com
Mon May 23 18:22:11 UTC 2011

On May 23, 2011, at 7:50 AM, R P Herrold wrote:

> On Mon, 23 May 2011, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> This seems to me to be an unnecessarily agressive response
>> to what appeared to me a rational question from Les Mikesell.
>> But I don't think the fact that a service is free
>> entitles its proponents to be rude to those using it.
> You must be new to this mailing list :)
> no -- this post was intentional on my part as part of a new 
> approach to this mailing list's 'poisonous people' [1] ... I 
> am going to try: stop ignoring public misbehaviour, and rather 
> point it out expressly (that is: 'shame' rather than 'shun')
> Sort of like St. Patrick driving the Celtic snake spirits out 
> of Ireland
> 'Banishment' either by way of unsubscription, or moderation
> cannot work -- a troll will just subscribe another sock puppet
> Well-known trolls who find their entertainment during the 
> workday sowing discontent here, with the techniques of 
> 'Twenty-Five Rules of Disinformation' [2] and otherwise, will 
> be invited by me to put up or shut up
> We'll see how (and if) this works -- it formerly worked well 
> in the IRC channel where we could use a LART; dunno that it 
> will work here
- Timothy Murphy has been on the list a fairly long time

- Gordon Messmer is hardly someone I would ever accuse of being a troll but it's clear you have an agenda that permits you to only see black and white

- the link you provided emphasized that the way to protect your open source project is 'Politeness, respect, trust, and humility.'  Perhaps you should review the link that you provided.


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