> Eric hasn't yet inserted the credit necessary to fix this misperception,
> which is a shame. I hope he eventually gets around to doing so.
I have an idea what you should do!
you should :
whine about the experience,
claim to have been verbally assaulted, demand apologies, scream, hold
your breath, threaten lawsuits, complain to people's employers, leave the
toilet seat up, etc
deja vu all over again
tongue firmly in cheek,
still laughing at the absurdity of this whole thread and really glad i am
not the one who does not know when to be quiet (for a change)
Post dot bomb is Eric still a paper/actual millionare?
On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Rick Moen wrote:
> Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 12:42:18 -0700
> From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> To: social at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG-Social] Re: [ILUG] Mother and Father.
>> [Moved from ilug@ to social@, for reasons obvious from other parts of
> the silly flamewar in question.]
>> Quoting Gary Coady (gary at netsoc.tcd.ie):
>> > Apologies and thanks to Eric S. Raymond - the following is an extract from
> > http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html> >
> > Odds are you'll screw up a few times on hacker community forums - in ways
> > detailed in this article, or similar. And you'll be told exactly how you
> > screwed up, possibly with colourful asides. In public.
> > When this happens, the worst thing you can do is whine about the experience,
> > claim to have been verbally assaulted, demand apologies, scream, hold your
> > breath, threaten lawsuits, complain to people's employers, leave the toilet
> > seat up, etc. Instead, here's what you do:
> > Get over it. It's normal. In fact, it's healthy and appropriate.
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