Apology to the list

Tom Jennings tomj at wps.com
Thu Mar 17 12:08:06 CST 2005

Thanks Michael for this. It takes guts and a bit of moral vigor to
apologize. No hard feelings here, certainly.



On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> Date: Wed, 16 Mar 05 15:08:05 GMT
> From: Michael Sokolov <msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG>
> Reply-To: "General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only" <cctech at classiccmp.org>
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: Apology to the list
> Dear Fellow ClassicCmp'ers,
> I want to apologize for my recent behavior here.  I'm sorry that I was
> pushed over the edge by John's innocent suggestions of using some more
> modern technology.  I was clearly in the wrong state of mind when I wrote
> that the purpose of my life was in using old technology and nothing new
> and that I would shed blood (whether my own or anyone else's) over it.
> Of course no piece of technology, old or new, is worth shedding blood over.
> I don't know what came over me when I wrote that.  Those who know me more
> closely know that I've been leaning more and more over to alternative
> spirituality and metaphysics and that technology of any kind, old or now,
> currently plays a very small part in my life.  So certainly I'm not going to
> kill over it.
> But I promise I won't bring up any more off-topic stuff here.  Technology
> can be fun, and even I am open to some modernisation.  Like I'm trying to
> transition from a VT320 to a VXT X11 terminal.  To bring this back on topic,
> I'll soon be working on a MOP server for 4.3BSD-Quasijarus for netbooting
> these VXTs, and getting X11R4 to run on my 4.3BSD-Quasijarus hosts.  Fun
> fun fun.
> Blessed Be everyone,
> MS

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