Users and Groups
k5di at zianet.com
Fri Dec 7 18:50:33 UTC 2007
Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Dec 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Why are You RDay such an asshole? Is it your Canadian upbringing?
> because, karl, it is simply breathtaking how, after months on this
> forum, you appear to have learned absolutely *nothing* in the way of
> the proper care and feeding of either your operating system or this
> mailing list and how to use it.
> by way of analogy, i've owned a number of cats over the years, and
> it's surprising how, even if they're only a few months old, they can,
> literally within *hours*, figure out where the food bowls are, where
> the litter box is, where the cat door is, and where the warmest places
> are to curl up for a nap. and *they're* what you might call lower
> forms of life, if you know what i mean.
> *you*, on the other hand, simply have not evolved in any way. even
> after months of people patiently (and sometimes impatiently) giving
> you advice, your typical behaviour hasn't altered -- karl does
> something with his OS, karl is surprised by its behaviour, karl
> immediately concludes that it is a "bug" that somebody should fix.
> is that it, karl? do i have that about right?
> and when you *do* decide -- against all the better advice given here
> -- to file something in bugzilla, you pick a *random* category to file
> it under, of all things. and expect everyone else to be incredibly
> accommodating and try to parse what in god's name you're talking
> what's most hysterical, though, karl, is the sheer amount of
> misinformation you've dumped on this list. it's almost like we need a
> full-time group to run around after you, correcting your postings in
> case anyone decides to take them seriously.
> seriously, karl, you used to be at least moderately amusing. but
> it's not really all that funny anymore, given the fact that you're
> clearly untrainable. think of my cats, karl. even *they* can figure
> out a pattern, given enough time. but you? "users and groups"
> doesn't work the way you expect, therefore, there's a "bug" somewhere.
> so file it in bugzilla, karl. if you seriously think all these
> curiosities and oddities you run across are genuine bugs, then treat
> them that way and enter them into bugzilla, and be done with it. and
> when the bugzilla folks start to lose patience with you, well, you can
> certainly give *them* a piece of your mind.
> you are simply not teachable, karl. people have tried, and people
> have failed. all we can hope for, at this point, is that we can try
> to keep you from inflicting damage on others on this list when they
> decide to take you seriously.
> Robert P. J. Day
> Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
> Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
My you are also insulting and long winded RDay. Why do you bother?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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