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Date:      Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:30:49 -0400
From:      Jerry <>
Subject:   Re: Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd
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On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:01:32 -0400, Aryeh Friedman commented:
>On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 4:46 PM Jerry <> wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:21:39 -0400, Aryeh Friedman commented: =20
>> >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. =20
>> Congratulations! That is one of the best examples I have seen of a
>> "false equivalence fallacy" on this forum in awhile.
>> =20
>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

1) That sound suspiciously like a 'straw man argument'.

2) When did I infer my MUA formats 'OTHER' peoples mail? Even if it
did, that would not be the sender's fault.


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