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RE: Fortune potty-mouth and those who demand it
- From: Andrew Schulman <andrex at alumni dot utexas dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 14:40:10 -0500
- Subject: RE: Fortune potty-mouth and those who demand it
- References: <20050111104252.GN23702@cygbert.vinschen.de> <E1CoQAn-00073Zemail@example.com>
> > On Jan 10 21:56, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> > > Oh, one more thing: I'd prefer it if any threats to
> > 'censor' or 'ban'
> > > me from this forum also be sent to this forum, and not to me
> > > personally, so any hilariously blatant hypocrisy said
> > threats may or
> > > may not contain can be judged in the light of day, by the
> > people, for
> > > the people, and of the people.
> > Who did that? Certainly neither Chris nor I
> No, it was neither you nor Chris. The name is not an unfamiliar one
> > and there's
> > nobody else who could "ban" you from the list. Can we see
> > the mail please? You can obfuscate the addresses for now but
> > I'm rather curious how such a hollow threat looks alike.
> I would be happy to show it to you; unfortunately, the sender wouldn't, and
> would most certainly follow up any disclosure of the text in question with
> more (apparently) empty threats. The sender has sent me a private email
> "clarifying" the threat, and he is clearly still of the opinion that he
> either has the ability to ban me or speaks for those who can.
> I have explicitly given the sender permission to post my private response to
> his threats to this forum. Hopefully he is man enough to post them here for
> all to examine, and this unseemly chapter in Cygwin history can be put to
> To the "Secret Admirer" in question: do you grant me the right to send the
> email text in question, with any and all identifying marks... redacted... To
> Corinna privately, as per her request? I would send the private response
> mentioned above, with your text quoted, which I believe I quoted in full.
> Please respond privately or publicly, however you see fit. But please
> respond. You know who you are.
> I will cogitate over this and may send you the text with or without the
> sender's permission, Corinna. If the sender indeed has no power in this
> matter, I see little harm in doing so. If he does, well, as the French say,
> c'est cerat, la vie. Or words to that effect.
This is starting to get weird.
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