The quietness of preupgrade

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Thu Jul 8 05:26:24 UTC 2010

On 07/08/2010 12:16 PM, Robert Myers wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 12:07 AM, Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at
> <mailto:Ed.Greshko at>> wrote:
>     On 07/08/2010 11:56 AM, Robert Myers wrote:
>     > You don't know me any more than you know if there is
>     extraterrestrial
>     > life.
>     I can, based on observations and other factors, speculate as to the
>     chances of the existence of extraterrestrial life.  I can suspect that
>     there is/is not extraterrestrial life.  Based on the evidence you've
>     contributed I've formed an opinion and a supposition.
> You have chosen to criticize me, rather than the facts I propose.
>  This is the end of our conversation.
I did not criticize you.  I made observations that were critical of your

You *may* be right about "progress bars/dots" being of no value.  I only
observed that you chose to use sarcasm to debase a fellow poster in your
attempt to prove your assertion .  I merely pointed out that in many
cases that turns people off and they may summarily dismiss what you have
to say.

I also find it "interesting" (some may term it hypocritical) that you've
chosen to conclude with "This is the end of our conversation" and take
issue with poc's "We're done here". 

'They come back to the mountains to die,' said the King. 'They live in
Ankh-Morpork.' (The Fifth Elephant) 葛斯克 愛德華 / 台北市八德路四段

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