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Posted Apr 11, 2011 12:40 UTC (Mon) by Trelane (subscriber, #56877)
Whose importance is being compared to PJ's aside from FM's? I guess that's the kernel of what I'm trying to grok.
Posted Apr 11, 2011 18:53 UTC (Mon) by endecotp (guest, #36428)
Don't be ridiculous. (My name is Phil Endecott. Have you googled me yet?)
All I did was note that Groklaw's anonymity had made me uncomfortable; look at the reaction! It's like a sort of "reds under the beds" paranoia - if someone doesn't agree 100% with the group-think, they must be secretly working for the other side. Come on people, get a grip!
Posted Apr 11, 2011 19:06 UTC (Mon) by Trelane (subscriber, #56877)
Nope; I looked for endecotp on lwn after the initial post, hence the second. Like I noted, the trigger was "my unimportance"; as far as I could tell, it was FM vs PJ, thus it looked like you were replying as FM, which seemed quite odd.
> It's like a sort of "reds under the beds" paranoia - if someone doesn't agree 100% with the group-think, they must be secretly working for the other side. Come on people, get a grip!
I rather find the whole thing interesting as both sides go back and forth on the importance of person (who someone is and the people and organizations funding them) versus taking the argument itself without the person. :)
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