[Linux-aus] And now for something completely different

Gary Allpike spice at spice.net.au
Tue Feb 4 18:58:01 UTC 2003

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I just don't get you.

For a moment there I thought you were going to actually start
behaving like a human being and contribute something of value.

But alas, no, it was not to be.  Your inner vitriol boiled over once
again and you behaved like a tosser in a public forum.

I would like to ask you to publicly state your agenda and what you
are trying to achieve with your nasty snide attacks.

If you need some examples of you being a tosser (I am assuming that
you act out of ignorance and not sheer malice), try looking at this:

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And the converse.

Someone should write down all the reasons why they want Linux
to not represent Australia.

- -- 
Bret Busby
West Australia
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I would suggest that in the case you are not able to fathom any of
this you may wish to seek some professional assistance in doing so.


Gary Allpike
spice at spice.net.au
Speaking for myself, and my dog.  All flames to be directed to the

- -----Original Message-----
From: linux-aus-admin at lists.linux.org.au
[mailto:linux-aus-admin at lists.linux.org.au] On Behalf Of Bret Busby
Sent: Tuesday, 4 February 2003 6:36 PM
To: Linux Australia List
Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] And now for something completely different

On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Anand Kumria wrote:

> Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 20:45:07 +1100
> From: Anand Kumria <wildfire at progsoc.uts.edu.au>
> Reply-To: linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au
> To: Bret Busby <bret at busby.net>
> Cc: Linux Australia List <linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] And now for something completely different
> On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 05:17:45PM +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> > 
> > Perhaps, if the committee is sincere, it could consider a
> > regional 
>            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > representation model, and try to implement it, with new
> > membership  and
> > elections in about six months (should be sufficient to implement
> > it, so  it is done in plenty of time before the next AGM.
> And you wonder why people aren't interested in commenting on your 
> suggestions when you come out with such inflammatory comments.
> > And, online discussion, without the acrimony that has opccurred
> > in  the
> > past, with as many of the Linux community as possible in
> > Australia,  involved, would be a good start.
> Perhaps you could start being less acrimonious then.
> Anand

Here we go aagin!!

Prithee; what is either inflammatory or acrimonious in what I said?

Unless the status quo is to be preserved at all costs, and without 
regard for anything else, apart from preserving the status quo.

It all does back to the issue of what the organisation is supposed to
represent, if you want all of that raised again.

- -- 
Bret Busby
West Australia

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- - Deep Thought,
  Chapter 28 of 
  "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
  A Trilogy In Four Parts",
  written by Douglas Adams, 
  published by Pan Books, 1992 

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