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Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] Hypothetical time management


Crossfire wrote:

> Minh Van Le was once rumoured to have said:
> > Catie Flick wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Minh Van Le wrote:
> > >
> > > <snip>
> > >
> > > You'd better watch out, "Minh" (or should I say "hostile"?), #slug are on
> > > to you!
> > >
> > > Bwahahaha!
> >
> > yeah yeah yeah.
> >
> > there's still no proof. nothing that'd stand up in court.
>
> And why is that a concern?  Are you some hardened criminal with a
> court order stating that you shouldn't touch online communications?
>
> Seriously, this is incrediably childish, and incrediably rude.

I agree. Contesting people's desire to remain anonymous is quite childish and
rude.

> Heck, even I don't hide my real name this much - its publically
> displayed in nice white on black for those who are smart enough to
> realise where to look.  I've even used my real name on the list from
> time to time as not to confuse people.
>
> Simiarly, you should demonstrate a bit more inteligence before
> speaking on something like #slug since you never necessarily know
> who's floating about behind those nicks unless you've bothered to work
> it out.

I wouldn't say anything that I wouldn't be motivated to say in person, given the
right circumstances of course.