Re: Help required - URGENT PLS
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 16:48:48 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 15, 4:23 am, joel garry <joel-ga..._at_home.com> wrote:
> > > > joel garry wrote,on my timestamp of 14/01/2009 6:10 AM:
> > > > > Not to mentionhttp://forums.oracle.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=982
> > > > > Yikes!
> > > > Amazing! Finally, someone at that forum has developed a spine and decided to
> > > > put an end to all the personal attacks?
> > > > Only overdue by, let me see how many years, three? Four?
> > > > That has been the main reason I don't frequent the OTN forum: to be the target
> > > > of attacks by low-life trolls and idiots, I can stay on Usenet and at least be
> > > > able to reply in kind.
> > > But this cure is worse than the disease. Arbitrary removal with no
> > > explanation, sheesh, my aged ten years login can go away even if I
> > > don't do anything, like on dkb forum. I had thought Justin would
> > > eventually come to something reasonable, he seemed a smart and
> > > experienced guy, my opinion of him has gone down, down, down, and
> > > flushed away. That is simply not the right way to run a forum.
> > > There is now a cabal.
> > > jg
> > > --
> > > _at_home.com is bogus.http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2338796,00.asp
> > Well, to be expected, no?
> > What else could they do?
> Plenty of ways have been suggested. Arbitrary and capricious dictator
> wasn't one of them, I don't think.
> Flaming has been known since the earliest days of email, one would
> think the set of possible answers would be clear and limited by now.
I dunno, jgarr. What could they do? Ask politely? That won't work.
Force everyone to post under a clearly identifiable persona? Yeah,
The next best alternative is to kick an ad-hominem attacker in the teeth. ANY and ALL of them. I am all in favour of that.
About time some of the online technical forums get cleaned up from this pernicious kind. I don't want to go to OTN and see a second edition of the crap that goes on in Usenet, quite frankly: waste of time. Received on Wed Jan 14 2009 - 18:48:48 CST