Alright you primitive screwheads, LISTEN UP!!
cswiger at mac.com
Tue May 17 05:26:45 PDT 2005
Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 05:58:04PM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>> This smells like a "joe job", a forged posting intended as flamebait.
> That was my first impression but if it's a forgery, it's much better
> than the run-of-the-mill forgeries around: All the headers tally and
> suggest it was posted from hub - which means that it's either genuine
> or an inside job.
Oh, it was a fine rant, either way-- a first-class job, even. :-)
I wasn't motivated enough to compare the headers versus other postings, or to
check whether the IP that claimed to be "hub.freebsd.org" actually is-- if you
control reverse DNS for some netblock, you can make any box claim to be a
> [I also get called by my surname but haven't quite reached the level of
> aggravation suggested by the initial posting].
Seriously, if you received a message saying "Dear Jeremy", would you:
(a) not really care,
(b) be annoyed, and tell the guy, "call me Ishmael", or some such , or
(c) cross-post flamebait between freebsd-current and -stable...?
: "Who are you?" "No one of consequence..."
Sorry, I'm too sober to remember any AoD quotes, and my RealJob(tm) has a rule
that says that we shouldn't drink before lunch.
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