Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd

Jerry jerry at
Tue Jun 16 11:56:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:23:30 +0200, Chris Knipe commented:
>It just amazes me each and every time when this discussion comes up....
>You're willing to embrace change, and evolution of new technologies
>like 10G Ethernet, USB / Mass Storage, CSS, JS, Lambda's JSON, etc...
>Yet, you want to be stuck in the stone age when it comes to email.
>Do you still use 360K floppy disks as well?  CDs?
>Things change, embrace it like the rest of the world, or move on.  No
>one is unfortunately going to dictate to the entire world, what they
>can, and cannot use in terms of a MUA.  You're most certainly not
>going to dictate that to me, and you're most certainly not going to
>dictate to me how to (or not), send emails.
>If you want to be stuck in the stone age, then so be it.  Feel free to
>not read my emails if it bothers you that much.

When I was in the Marines, I had a 1st Sargent that liked to shout at
the recruits, "SUCK IT UP, BUTTER CUP". He also had a lot of other
colorful sayings, none of which are appropriate for this forum.

I have always found this quote apropos to those who are stuck in the

"Things don't go on forever, and the quicker you accept that change is
inevitable, the happier you're gonna be."     

	-- Trey Anastasio

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