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Date:      Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:01:32 -0400
From:      Aryeh Friedman <>
To:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd
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On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 4:46 PM Jerry <> wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:21:39 -0400, Aryeh Friedman commented:
> >There are a lot of people who want to make FreeBSD a OS that is usable
> >on the desktop by normal everyday non-technical end-users (aka a
> >"retail OS") and the very same people (or a sizable overlap at least)
> >also are the ones who b*tch the most about how plain text email and
> >the stuff that goes along with it is "evil" (or at least for
> >luddites).  So in the mind of the people who know FreeBSD is not (and
> >never was meant to be) a retail OS, link the two in our minds.
> Congratulations! That is one of the best examples I have seen of a
> "false equivalence fallacy" on this forum in awhile.

I think you're the one that should be congratulated for purposely being a
jerk (you and Chris have found every way possible to twist everyone's words
around to mean what you want them to mean).   If you want a false
equivalency how about this for a very good one complaining about how your
MUA formats *OTHER* people's mail.  Be gone troll.

Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer,

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