hmm.. this was forwarded to me.
On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Rick Moen wrote:
> begin Paul Jakma quotation:
>> > Rudeness? Hmmm... let me see: You were the one who started making
> > personal insults. A sure sign of rational argument.
>> Actually, I was assuming that you did _not_ mean the apparent outrageous
> hararguing of _me_ for your differences on politics with the USA Federal
> government. I was assuming that either it was an unfortunate slip that
> would soon be rectified, or that some deranged person was posting from
> your account. Fortunately, the latter is still possible.
well, i did write it, therefore you have described me as a lunatic.
welcome to my kill file.
i was not harangueing. we were talking about security and i chose to
point out that it will be very difficult to feel secure while one has
enemies one cannot defend against easily.
so hence one course of action might be examine why this is so, who
they are and see whether it's possible to come to an amicable
i can't see anything particularly terrible about these points, but at
this point you flipped. i also moved the discussion to another list as
this has nothing to do with linux, never mind irish users thereof.
> am not paid for that. I am not Dubya's envoy to ILUG, the Republic of
> Ireland, or anywhere else.
> If you have the nerve -- and lack of courtesy -- to lecture me
> personally over what you claim those incompetents
i didn't lecture. i asked questions, or rather i asked you, as a us
bod, to question yourself.
> in Washington have done, I am very likely to tell you to bugger
> off. And you will richly deserve it.
well, i'll try be more sensitive around you rick, and try avoid posing
questions that may upset you. and i must admit i did deserve that
ah feck it, life's too short... *plonk*
> Really, now.
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