emergency moderation mode RE: Virtualizing AIX 1.3 - WAS::::Re: AIX for IBM PS/2
Jerome H. Fine
jhfinedp3k at compsys.to
Sat Feb 6 14:47:36 CST 2016
>Dave Mabry wrote:
> Jay West wrote on 2/6/2016 11:51 AM:
>> I had already turned on emergency moderation mode to try and stem the
>> of this escalating further. I had also already emailed a few people
>> about this, which is primarily how it should be handled. Those who
>> have been corrected... were. Quietly.
>> I'm rather tired of (a very few) people commenting "oh, this list is
>> so much
>> smaller than other forums" or "there's such a low SNRatio here" or
>> here is unfriendly (or things like that)". Screw all of that. I
>> submit that
>> while this list may be small, it has the best content and expertise, far
>> better than others (I've looked). I submit that while the SNRatio
>> gets off
>> track once in a great while, I've seen that happen elsewhere, and at
>> as often if not more. Perhaps some should use their technical
>> expertise to
>> study the function of the "delete" key. Quite frankly I don't think it
>> happens here all that often. Unfriendly? Perhaps there are a few that
>> brisque at times. On the one hand - Guess what... that's life. In any
>> there's always a few grumpy old men (of which I am one - especially
>> at the
>> moment), and socially well-adjusted people should learn how to deal
>> with it
>> and get along. On the other hand - That doesn't mean I don't correct
>> that need correcting (and I did) .. but I really don't need to hear the
>> whining. It seems that there are one or two people that state they don't
>> want to participate because of one or more of the above... yet they stay
>> here solely to voice that opinion. Odd.
> Don't let it get you down. In any population, even a small one, there
> are going to be people in both tails of the normal distribution. I
> get pretty quick on the delete key when one of those tails starts
> complaining about this list. I greatly enjoy and thank you for the
> work you put into it.
> Thank you!
I add my agreement as well. This is probably one of the very few topics
that I will reply to and NOT keep a copy. The DELETE key is the one
I use the most.
And I also specifically add my appreciation for the job that Jay West does!
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