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Date:      Fri, 9 Aug 2002 03:04:08 -0700
From:      Benjamin Krueger <benjamin@seattleFenix.net>
To:        sagacious <sagacious@unixhideout.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Cell phone crap.
Message-ID:  <20020809030407.I36656@mail.seattleFenix.net>
In-Reply-To: <000201c23f84$07c948a0$0a01a8c0@MIKESBOX>; from sagacious@unixhideout.com on Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 05:06:21AM -0400
References:  <20020809011505.H36656@mail.seattleFenix.net> <000201c23f84$07c948a0$0a01a8c0@MIKESBOX>

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  I'm not prone to disparage a person's reputation, however I believe it fair to
relay a response to what I thought was an honest and respectful suggestion. I
only do so in hopes that other folks might steer clear of engaging with this
individual and wasting their time.

Regards,

* sagacious (sagacious@unixhideout.com) [020809 02:05]:
> Go fuck yourself.
> 
> sagacious (Mike)
> Network administrator
> The unixhideout network
> http://www.unixhideout.com
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benjamin Krueger [mailto:benjamin@seattleFenix.net] 
> Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 4:15 AM
> To: Mike
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Cell phone crap.
> 
> * Mike (root@unixhideout.com) [020808 09:19]:
> > 
> > > At 2002-08-08T08:16:09Z, "Mike" <root@unixhideout.com> writes:
> > >
> > >> I'm not on this list to do the FreeBSD's teams bitch work.
> > >
> > > You know, I think that you just guaranteed that *noone* connected
> with
> > > FreeBSD is going to help you out on this one.  I don't think that
> > > anyone's getting paid to do their "bitch work", so I don't know what
> > > crack you smoked to make you think that they owe it to you.
> > >
> > >> Make a spam team that does nothing but moderate the list's and ban
> > >> losers that spam.
> > >
> > > Excellent idea!  When do you start?
> > > --
> > > Kirk Strauser
> > >
> > "bitch work" was a little out of line. I apologize. But i think you
> took
> > it the wrong way. What i really meant by that was i dont feel i or
> anyone
> > else should have to put wasted effort into something that an
> administrator
> > with correct privledges could easily stop in the very beginning before
> it
> > becomes that much of a problem. Again, none of my domains get spam
> that
> > isnt easily taken care of. Your crack comment was cute. I now know the
> > majority of what im dealing with, and why these lists get spam.
> 
>   These lists already employ standard practice spam filtering methods.
> Sometimes
> stuff still gets through, but that number is dwarfed by the number of
> spams it
> successfully prevents. You fail to realize that there is no "authority"
> here.
> The folks who maintain the lists are volunteers. Everyone is a
> volunteer. If
> you would like to help, then by all means offer your services.
> 
>   You have no idea what the "majority of what you're dealing with" is.
> There
> literally a few ten thousands of subscribers to the list. Your broad
> generalization of an attempted insult isn't cute or productive. I'm sure
> folks
> would appreciate it if you kept it to a minimum so we can keep the noise
> down. 
> The lists don't get spam because somebody disagrees with you. The lists
> get spam
> because spammers are still in business.
> 
>   Perhaps it would be more efficient and productive if you went and
> whined at
> the spammers and their ISPs instead of subjecting a few thousand people
> to
> your incessant whining that a FREE resource maintained by Volunteers who
> are
> not compensated in any material way for their efforts is not up to your
> personal standards.
> 
> With particular respect,
> 
> -- 
> Benjamin Krueger
> 
> "Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about."
> - Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
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