[ILUG] open list abuse
simon at koala.ie
Fri Sep 2 11:46:47 IST 2005
On Friday 02 September 2005 11:54, you wrote:
> No. It wasn't a personal insult. I was thinking of the toolkit
> discussion in the movie where Sean Bean's character starts talking about
> guns and asking which gun is people's favourite. The assumption that
> everyone who likes Linux dislikes Microsoft (even outside the list) was
> similar to that. The reaction on the list to that assumption was along
> the lines of the other characters in the movie to the idea of having a
> favourite gun.
this is a group for linux
and if anyone asks a question about windows they get their head blown off
so i made an invalid assumption that the people here were advocates of
> A lot of people use Linux because it works. Similarly people use
> Microsoft programs because they are best for a particular application.
> It isn't really a question of liking the OS or the program you have to
> use to get the job done. That was the rather obscure point of my post.
firworks is a good program
but is doesn't stop me trying to learn gimp so that i don't have to use
> I'd hate to think what would have happened had I used a reference to a
> really obsure movie. :)
jean reno, robert de niro, natascha mcelhone, rather good car chases
obscure - i don't think so
ps had to look them up on imdb - i've lent my dvd to someone. arghh!
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