[sf-lug] Fedora dealing with UEFI
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun Jun 3 21:31:44 PDT 2012
Seems to have somehow ended up in offlist private mail. (Please do not
move an onlist public thread to offlist private mail unless you actually
have a need for privacy, and then please explain why that is. The
reason I participate in public threads is to have a public discussion.)
----- Forwarded message from Bobbie Sellers <bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com> -----
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2012 21:25:17 -0700
From: Bobbie Sellers <bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com>
To: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
Subject: Re: [sf-lug] Fedora dealing with UEFI
Reply-To: bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
On 06/03/2012 06:12 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Bobbie Sellers (bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com):
>> On 06/02/2012 02:15 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
>>> Quoting Bobbie Sellers (bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com):
>>>> Fedora Linux capitulates to Microsoft boot certificate
>>> No. That's simply wrong.
>> Thanks for your explication of the matter but I did not write that
>> nor did the man whose work I copied write it but it is a headline
>> on a Google reference when searching on the terms, UEFI - Linux.
> Yes, and it's simply wrong -- as I said.
> You claimed you were posting it 'FYI' -- for your information -- but the
> net effect of your posting was mostly misinformation, particularly the
> ITworld.com headline (above) that you quoted and heavily featured.
>> You discarded my reference to having gotten it from the Usenet.
> What I said was 'simply wrong' was NOT from Usenet, but rather from
> ITworld.com. You forgot so soon? You provided the URL in your post
> right above your quotation of the ITworld.com guy's headline:
> Sorry, that headline's simply wrong. Thus my point: simply wrong.
> It would have been no less wrong if you'd quoted it from Usenet, but in
> fact you quoted it from ITworld.com.
No I quoted if from the Usenet post referenced below. My checking
was of the URLs
involved simply as I said to be sure they dealt in however flawed a
the subjects mentioned.
>> That line of reference and my name at the bottom were the only
>> contributions I made to the post which I only checked to make sure
>> it was about Linux and had somewhat to do with the matter.
> OK, what's your point?
> I wished to correct the impression you created in posting it, by
> explaining why it was simply wrong. So, I did so.
> If you believe it's somehow unsporting to point out that someting you
> post is simply wrong merely because you were quoting someone else, I
> respectfully disagree.
It is simply wrong to claim that I wrote anything besides that one
line and my
And I wished to correct your mis-apprehension as to the
of the posting which you did by cutting my reference to the Usenet where I
found both URLs in a single post by a user styling himself Bit Twister
which I found in alt.os.linux.mandriva,
Again thank you for the explication of the matters in regards to
UEFI and Secure Boot.
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