Bernard Tyers wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> <my opinon>
> "I remember once posting simply "If I wanted to be treated like an idiot,
> I would've bought a Mac" to a Mac news group - the response I got was,
> ...overwhelming. I have never been so personally insulted in my life"
>> Well, to be honest, Rob, if I was on that list I would have also flamed
> you. If you are going to do that sort of thing, well you should be ready
> for the consequences. Maybe I am taking you out of context here (if I am
> apologies) but it isn't the way things should be done.
> That would be similar to, say an example, a catholic going to a protestant
> area and shouting obsenities (sp?). OK, an extreme example, but similar
> none the less.
Hi Bernard ;o)
You are right, of course - It was a stupid thing to post, I was young and stupid
(and only used windoze) but damned if i didn't learn a thing or two from it...
If I could go back and _not_ do it, I wouldn't - What I learned (concerning how
people are to their OS's) from that mistake was too valuable, something that most
don't get that close to....
It's like what you said about insulting someone's religion - very true, but the
is that computer users can be easily as fanatic about the OS as some people up
(for example) - it's just a different religion, and a different walk of life.
I suppose what I'm trying to say is that the above kind of fanaticism is wrong <my
just as insulting fanaticists is wrong (as well as a bad idea ;o))
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