The quietness of preupgrade

Robert Myers rbmyersusa at
Thu Jul 8 03:56:22 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 11:47 PM, Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at> wrote:

> On 07/08/2010 11:39 AM, Robert Myers wrote:
> >
> >     I hope you realize that you lose a lot of credibility when you stray
> >     from discussing technical matters to sarcasm in order to debase a
> >     fellow
> >     poster.
> >
> >
> > A veteran of many Internet wars, I am long past worrying about what
> > people think of my "tone."

[blank space is good netiquette]

I'm not concerned with your "tone"...but the results of the "tone".  I
> suppose if you don't care about it, neither should I.  Yet, from your
> tone I suspect you are proud of starting wars and engendering a hostile
> environment.

You don't know me any more than you know if there is extraterrestrial life.
 With every word, you betray your prejudices about human interactions (it
is, for example, my job to fit your Procrustean bed--that is to say, to fit
**your** expectations) and display your willingness to be self-righteous
about your own judgments and values, apparently oblivious to what your
willingness to judge others on inadequate information says about you.

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