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Re: Part 2: What it be helpful if...
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Part 2: What it be helpful if...
- From: Joachim Schipper <j_(_dot_)_schipper_(_at_)_math_(_dot_)_uu_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 03:25:47 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 08:38:35PM -0500, Bill Chmura wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Dec 2005 14:48:06 -0500
> Michael Steinfeld <mikeisgreat_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > As a recent joiner to this list, I missed the 'heated debate' over
> > correctly proposing new educational documentation(or adding to
> > existing) vs. writing a HowTo..
> Speaking soley to the ADD comment...
> Here in the U.S. I would say almost all the people who claim ADD
> (granted there are actual real ADD people out there) fall into one the
> following categories:
> 1. those too lazy to actually finish things or put effort in.
> 2. those who's doctors wanted to prescribe drugs because people are
> too lazy.
> Of course after reading your document, I think I fall into the actually
> having ADD... I have no idea what you were trying to say and I can't
> bring myself to re-read it.
> However for the rest of it...
> I have to say you did use a great many words, some big and some
> eloquent, and for this alone you should be commended. And the amount
> of personal information you shared, while useless to most people,
> really brings a special feeling to the many words you have used. And
> you have done many things. Most with a computer. And the fact that
> your girlfriend thinks you are great is fantastic! Having a girl that
> loaths you is typically bad in a relationship, so I am happy to hear of
> your good fortune. And that she is "lovely" is also fantastic. I am
> happy, as are many to hear this.
> Have a great remainder of the weekend
I can see the benefit in flaming off those who do not wish to learn, but
this is just childish.
Now, this does not mean I agree with the original poster - but he wrote
something sensible and even mostly grammatically correct, which merits
at least a sensible response.