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Re: FEDORA net etiquette





--- On Wed, 10/29/08, Beartooth <Beartooth swva net> wrote:

> From: Beartooth <Beartooth swva net>
> Subject: Re: FEDORA net etiquette
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 9:15 PM
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 14:17:37 +0100, Joachim Backes wrote:
> 	[...]
> > My question: are there rules for the fedora email
> traffic saying: do not
> > use signatures?
> 
> 	I used to wish modern scholarship in the widest sense 
> (Wissenschaft) could be anonymous; but I came to realize
> that the same 
> assertion carries different weights, and maybe different
> connotations, 
> according to who makes it.
> 
> 	That turns out especially true in a context like the
> present. For 
> those of us who are not technoids nor were meant to be,
> there is very 
> practical value in learning who speaks for Fedora, who is
> especially good 
> at explaining things in simple terms, who has the patience
> to stick with 
> a topic till we grasp it, etc.
> 
> 	Also, at least some newsreaders (for those of us whose
> electronic 
> lives Gmane routinely saves) let you rearrange threads by
> poster -- a 
> great convenience.
> 
> 	So I urge people to take some slight effort to put
> something 
> reasonably distinguishable both in their From: fields and
> at the bottoms 
> of their posts.
> 
> 	Beyond that deponent opineth not.
> 
> -- 

In EE grad school, I had a prof with a PhD in geophysics from MIT.

In a course Adv EE math, I had to go to the chalk board and erase 50+% of his writings and correct!

He got stuck on the indicial shift in the method of Frobenius!

He was a great guy otherwise...we played tennis!

Maybe he could not think on his feet!

Science should be devoid of politics and politicians!

Who is like the hacker in "The Score" with Deniro and Norton?


> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.
> 
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