[OT] Re: [Consortium] re: insult was: a few more rants...

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Sun Mar 7 14:22:37 EST 2004

Marek Peteraj wrote:
> I suggested linuxaudio.org for LA* mailing lists and an updated site
> with news in July 2003. I suggested it to Joern because he's the admin
> of those lists. No answer until january -
> http://eca.cx/lad/2004/01/0354.html

in case anyone reads this all over again to find out about the 
horrible verbal atrocities i committed, please s/david/daniel. (/me 

> I think i have a *very good* reason to think that he's insulting me.
> "he's (again) shooting the messenger" Marek

this is a figure of speech. it probably comes from the interesting 
habit of ancient kings to execute the bringers of bad news.

what i meant to say is: daniel is trying to create a mechanism to 
deal with companies reluctant to deal with open-source developers. 
this open-source unfriendlyness is not his fault. he is only trying 
to deal with it.

if this is an insult to you, the safest way is just ignore 
everything i say.

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the plainest forms affording the greatest range of possibilities for
the user's hand.
That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates
outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the
absence of grace.
         - William Gibson, "All Tomorrow's Parties"

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