[Coco] Stop the flame wars people.
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Fri Aug 26 15:12:49 EDT 2011
It's ok, Dennis. We know how to deal with flames. Actually, even
the grey Coco I has a button on it (that isn't even on my fancy-dancy
Apple keyboard) that helps with flame posts. It is the CLEAR button...
On Aug 26, 2011, at 2:16 PM, Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm sorry for not catching this. I've been busy with the first week
> of teaching, and with my opera (premiere Halloween weekend <http://bathory.org/
> I've let the CoCo messages go into my mailbox without reading them,
> and just saw Roger's unsub. And I just read some of the messages.
> Please, you know the deal. I've never had occasion to bounce
> anybody, but please chill for a while so it can stay that way. Lots
> of good stuff going on. No reason to ruin it!
> Happy summer, happy hurricane (headed our way in Vermont, for
> goodness sakes!)
> Your friendly listserv owner
> At 02:10 PM 8/26/2011, you wrote:
>> If you have a beef with others take it off list with them. Others
>> like myself don't need to be part of this non-sense. The first
>> year I joined this list there was another flame war going on, and
>> another budding CoCo hardware developer just cut his ties from the
>> list. He had proposed some interesting hardware he was working on/
>> planning to work on. But now he has been silent even if he may
>> still monitor the list.
>> I don't want to see any more people leave the list, let alone stop
>> developing their hardware or software that extends the life of
>> these wonderful systems. Everyone is entitled to develop things
>> for the old systems, and like the real commercial world out there
>> many ideas get copied. There are reasons to choose each, and
>> reasons to choose neither one or the other. Advertising has always
>> shown comparisons to competitors, sometimes advertising is
>> perfectly accurate and other times advertising is garbage. We
>> educated consumers will know what is what and make our decisions
>> appropriately. So wether in this case Roger or Cloud9 has the best
>> product of choose, well we can all decide for ourselves, with what
>> ever form of advertising they choose. When my thinly spread big
>> boy toy budget gets destined to my CoCo, I will choose the product
>> that has the best options for my needs.
>> Most of us are adults and I am sure we can all agree to disagree.
>> Yes we take things personally at times, and feel hurt by them. But
>> when we continuously retaliate in a public forum, we demonstrate
>> how silly we can be. I would say childish but I have seen children
>> that behave better than some of us here on this list.
>> Ryan Pritchard
>> Fun Extends All Basic Life Expectancies
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