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Date:      Mon, 4 May 2020 12:01:51 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <>
Subject:   Re: Local_unbound and (opn)vpn
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On Mon, 4 May 2020 10:49:35 +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Mon, 4 May 2020 10:07:28 +0200
> Jacques Foucry <> wrote:
> > Well forgot my question. The solution was in this mail :-)
> > 
> > I was thinking duriong writing but not testing before sending it.
> 	Doing this in person is a powerful debugging technique known as
> 'cardboard man debugging' because the person having the problem explained
> to feels like they could have been a cardboard cutout.

If I remember correctly, the modern terminology for this
kind of action is "rubberducking". It's also available as
a web-based cloud-hosted ML VR SaaS, of course... ;-)

Sidenote: When you're able to explain something, no matter
if to a real person or a bardboard cutout, a rubber duck
or your cat, you have proven that you actually understand
what you're dealing with. Requesting explanations is also
a good method to filter for "knowledge actors" (impostors
who think their expensive suit, their shiny certificate
or their gorgeous job title can compensate their lack of

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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