From: Ruairķ Newman (bofh at domain tech-mad.org)
Date: Tue 28 Aug 2001 - 19:19:51 IST
Ronan Waide [28/08/01 19:05 +0100]:
> On August 28, bofh at domain tech-mad.org said:
> > Rudeness rarely accomplishes anything worth accomplishing, and was totall
> > unnecessary in making your point.
> At the risk of contributing to a pointless flamewar, Kevin's response
> was restrained in light of the topic at hand. Sure, a tenner's a bit
> steep, but it's a chance to make your opinion count instead of sitting
> in a pub spending the same money, and more, on a few pints. Failing to
> recognise Kevin's point and merely flaming him for his style of
> delivery is a greater fault than Kevin's 'rudeness'.
1. It wasn't a "flame" in the classic sense of the word,
2. The point could have been made adequately without resorting to
As for your assertion that I missed the point of Kevin's post, I would like
to correct you on that. Far from missing the point, I agree wholeheartedly
when he says that ten quid isn't a whole lot of money to pay to make a
difference, however I still believe that it will put some people off.
-- A flight attendant's comment on a less than perfect landing: "We ask you to please remain seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the terminal". --Anonymous
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