Regarding Get Fedora page

Bill Crawford billcrawford1970 at
Fri May 28 16:53:31 UTC 2010

On 28 May 2010 01:10, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at> wrote:

> You do this quite often and it is never quite funny despite the
> persistent addition of a smiley at the end.  You can take any logical
> statement and exaggerate it to the point of absurdity.  That doesn't
> indicate anything meaningful.

Actually, "reduction ad absurdam" is a common [dis]proof method in
mathematics and also a common rhetorical technique.

And, yes, it is possible to ridicule many things by exaggeration, but
he isn't really doing that. He isn't exaggerating at all, he's showing
how the argument is potentially absurd, and thus making his point.
Just because you don't agree with his point doesn't invalidate the

>   It would be instead better to understand
> the reasoning why and if you solve it in a alternative way,  suggest
> that instead.   For example, do a quick survey on a set of non-technical
> end users and see if activities is a better term than spins that leads
> them to clicking on the link more.  Is there a different term that is
> better?

> Rahul

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