[OT] [SATLUG] chris taking a "list break"

Brian astro at astr0.org
Sun May 25 15:46:10 CDT 2008


Actually I have a really cool boss, and some really classy co-workers.

Enjoy your list break man :)

Sent from my iPhone

On May 25, 2008, at 9:54, Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Look, there's no need to be rude. I asked that no one reply as I am  
> taking a break from the list. If you believe I was rude or out of  
> line, does that call for you to be that way in return. I never did  
> name calling, and I received emails with the words "idiot, asshole,  
> and more" which is getting way out of line. Anyways, spamassasin and  
> procmail will take care of you from now on cause you can talk to / 
> dev/null. I admitted my mistakes. I am not "Diseased." That's not  
> what Asperger's Syndrome is. I'll go work on my vegetable and fruit  
> garden which relaxes me, and have time for others like you and  
> myself to cool down. People can't look at something with an open  
> mind when they are very biased. Peace. Laters. Oh, 13 hour shift,  
> yes, I understand that can be tough especially with a bad boss. I'll  
> be talking to everyone later.
>
> Brian <astro at astr0.org> wrote: Anyone who takes the time to write a  
> "I'm taking time off because
> someone was mean to me" email is really looking for attention and will
> read each and every email sent in reply to the email they sent. Its
> just a fact.
>
> If you are really taking time off, kudos to you! Though when I get
> Irritated I just stop posting for a while without warning.. That hives
> everyone a chance to cool off.
>
> Good luck in your search for serenity, if you can't find it, I own the
> collectors edition on DVD.
>
> Feel free to completely ignore me, I just got off a 13 hour shift
> after a long day. Please excuse me :)
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 25, 2008, at 6:45, Chris Lemire  wrote:
>
>> Hello, I'm going to take a break from the mailing list for a while,
>> so you guys feel free to chit chat. I just saw that no emails had
>> been sent, but I have zero tolerance for those emails of users
>> calling me asshole, jerk, etc., but I'll let those go if they stop
>> right now. I'm going to have to be more careful about speaking my
>> mind and freedom of speech. Don't reply to this cause I'm taking a
>> break from the mailing list, and I'm trying to make lifestyle
>> changes such as not hanging out round bad influences, choosing my
>> friends carefully. Thanks.
>>
>> Chris
>>
>> Robert Pearson  wrote: On Fri, May 23, 2008 at
>> 6:07 AM, Chris Lemire  wrote:
>>> no comment. im let this one go, bad decision on my part to say
>>> anything against redhat or suse when there are a lot of users in
>>> this group using it.
>>>
>>
>> Since I am an old retired guy with a lot of time and little money I
>> have been downloading and installing the Top 100 OS's from
>> DistroWatch.com. To date I have installed over 50 desktop OS's on my
>> four x86 machines. I have learned some very interesting things.
>> I stopped using Fedora Core at FC 6.0. I am not a "bleeding edge"
>> user.
>> SuSE 9.3 became my "stable" trailing edge choice. I stopped using
>> openSUSE at 10.3. It is a resource pig on my old x86's.
>> It is also rotting at the core. Ubuntu 7.10 had much better core
>> features than openSUSE 10.x. Mostly due to its Debian heritage. Same
>> for PCLinuxOS and Mandrake/Mandriva.
>> I have stopped using Ubuntu at 8.04. I was really impressed with  
>> 7.10.
>> No so with 8.04.
>> There are no longer any "trailing edge" distros. Just different
>> "leading edge" ones.
>> Part of the reason for this is gamers. They are driving change.
>>
>> Bottom line.
>> I don't disagree with the comments but there is no "rose garden" out
>> there.
>> "You" are the glue.
>> To use any Linux you must be willing to put in the time to adapt it  
>> to
>> your needs. Any Linux.
>> That is the beauty of Linux. You can make it what you need. That is
>> what I loved about Unix.
>> That ability to accommodate change and be easily adaptable was a Unix
>> design goal.
>>
>> People who have been unwilling or unable to "roll their own" OS using
>> Linux and clung to Microsoft as a "stable" OS are in for a rude
>> awakening. Steve Ballmer is no Bill Gates. The wheels are coming off
>> in Redmond.
>> You can actually adapt Microsoft but it takes a whole lot more time  
>> to
>> acquire the knowledge and money.
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