On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 18:20, Rick Moen wrote:
> And when I've deliberately taken the high road -- and very gently and
> politely, very briefly, and _highly_ indirectly poked fun at flagrant
> use of the list as a Microsoft help desk -- being accused of personal
> rudeness (let alone "ignorance" -- what the hell?) seems a bit much.
> More than.
>  At term more properly reserved for such things as Niall deciding to
> jump in and mangle my surname based on his failure to comprehend its
> pronunciation, but I digress.
Oh grow up. And as for the reference to ignorance, perhaps it is
possible that he meant your seeming ignorance of the social niceties?
At most, I would have expected that Lars would have been asked -
politely, mind you - if his Microsoft Exchange problem was in any way
related to Linux. And as he is an ILUG member of long standing, perhaps
the benefit of the doubt could have been given.
In summary, there was no need for all this crap.
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