Quotes of the week
Posted Oct 21, 2004 20:21 UTC (Thu) by The_Flatlander
In reply to: Quotes of the week
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>>He [Merkey] belongs on every person's email kill file. Don't engage him, don't bother with him, don't waste a minute on him. <<
With respect, Mr. Perens, I am quite sure you are correct, he is beneath contempt, but...
Others have pointed out that one of the things that both the foolish and the ignorant have in common is an inabilty to recognize their affliction. I don't think it is a great leap to assume that Mereky represents yet another stupid scheme from the SCOundrels or their puppet masters in Redmond, to make off with Linux. In this repsect engaging him simply offers a glimpse into the ideas that those folks are kicking around by way of trying to escape their inevitable doom. This is at least interesting, (and funny in a bad-for-my-karma-kinda-way), and maybe useful, since they reveal far more than they intend with their ridiculous posturing.
I recognise that it is possible he is merely a nut case who enjoys all the attention he garners this way.
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