[conspire] linuxmanship

Keith Keller kkeller at speakeasy.net
Thu Dec 7 16:11:43 PST 2006

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 03:42:24PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Keith Keller (kkeller at speakeasy.net):
> Putting myself in those shoes, if the hypothetical client were to say
> "But what about BSD?", I'd count myself _incredibly_ lucky in the area
> of customer clue, and probably not need the marketing talking points
> detailed in Don's essay.

Sure, but...

> > I am aware of its meaning.  I can backpedal and rephrase as "it might
> > seem disingenuous to, say, a BSD advocate."
> I think that would have to be a BSD advocate with an Amiga-grade
> persecution complex, no sense of context, and a significant problem with
> emotional stability and courtesy towards friendly strangers.

...those are the folks I had in mind.  ;-)

> > ...but only wanted to play a bit of devil's advocate....
> If I had a dime for every time someone posted a dumb attempt to troll
> and used that as an excuse, I'd sure have a heap of times.  ;->

If it was an attempt a trolling, it was unintentional.  But, here's a
TCP/IP dime anyway.

( 10c )


kkeller at speakeasy.net

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