[linux-elitists] OH NOOES! Another GPL release from Microsoft!

Marc MERLIN marc at merlins.org
Wed Jul 22 12:19:22 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 12:17:24PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Greg Folkert (greg at gregfolkert.net):
> > On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 11:12 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> > > Kindly remind me why this mailing list should be interested in play-by-play
> > > accounts of your emotional reactions to large software companies.
> > > (comp.os.*.advocacy is that-a-way.)
> > 
> > Sure thing Rick, that is what is called something on the order of:
> > Pot calling the kettle, Dayglo Orange.
> Not that I don't enjoy a good tu-quoque fallacy, but:  I'm, sorry, but
> you seem to have somehow missed that I'm well known for pointedly having
> nothing to do with software advocacy.
> The question, though, which you've thus far ignored was:  Why should
> this mailing list want to know about your "applauding" software
> companies or making "judgements" about them?

I know I personally couldn't care less.
This list is not anyone's blog, like some seem to forget.

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