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Re: PEAR DB 1.6.0 has been released

From: Ed prochak <>
Date: 24 Feb 2004 14:02:12 -0800
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"Buck" <> wrote in message news:<ZwKZb.13416$>...
> First of all you make the wrong assumption that I spam, secondly, implying
> that I put the message out about PEAR. I have nothing to do with spam or
> PEAR. I do however, read this group as well as others, and APPRECIATE news
> like what was posted about PEAR. This was something we rarely see anymore,
> instead it's pontificating turds like you that clog up the threads. Your
> comments as well as the other turds was completely inappropriate. Internet
> poop clogging up the thought waves.
> Newsgroups are about information sharing, discussions, and open, public
> communication. PEAR is an open source contribution, available even for
> dumbshits like you. Obviously you don't understand that, as well as the
> other cry-babies who had to chime in and post their ignorance. Even worse,
> you have to include links to even more of your stinky ignorance.
> Those that can't, teach.
> Heh-heh... Now go teach!

Hmm. you seem to claim some knowledge about Newsgroups, and decry the ignorance of others. You claim groups are open yet you post with a dummy email address. But it is you that has no real understanding.

Newsgroups are not CHAT ROOMS where any topic is allowed. The similarity to chat rooms is that newsgroups tend to have unique cultures. And if you know anything about newgroups, you know that you should read a group for a time to get an idea of what is appropriate and what ISN'T appropriate. These meta-topic discussions serve to show the culture of the group (often showing that it is not monolithic too!).

News groups are named to at least SUGGEST their purpose. Hence there exists both a
and a
And topics seldom cross group boundaries. The advert that triggered this thread belongs in the marketplace group and at the very least is OFF TOPIC in the .misc group.

Newsgroups have Charters that describe the topic area. So if you have any doubt, do a little homework and find out for yourself what belongs and doesn't belong in this group.

Now a weed is just a flower that's in the wrong place and newsgroup SPAM is a posting in the wrong place. Some of us like to be neat, putting things in their proper place. You apparently prefer things to be sloppy. (Sloppy desks might be okay but not sloppy code or newsgroup postings.)

 If you wish to read about new products for ORACLE, then subscribe to the marketplace group. Then when the PEAR posting does appear there properly, we can both be happy.

  Ed Received on Tue Feb 24 2004 - 16:02:12 CST

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