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Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 6, 2012 22:40 UTC (Tue) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
In reply to: Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired) by Rudd-O
Parent article: Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

you are wasting my time in that I have to read enough of the post to figure out it's topic so that I can ignore the rest of it.


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Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 6, 2012 22:49 UTC (Tue) by Rudd-O (guest, #61155) [Link]

I reiterate: your problem, not mine. If my existence pisses you off, go beat up your wife/children or do some other similar statist activity to deal with your emotions.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 6, 2012 22:54 UTC (Tue) by jake (editor, #205) [Link]

This is just not a "polite, respectful, and informative" comment. Whether you like it or not, the thread has strayed *far* from the topic, which inevitably leads folks to get irritated.

So, please (both of you and anyone else thinking of getting involved) just drop it here. The insults, anger, *and* off-topic posts are all unwelcome.

thanks,

jake

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 6, 2012 23:07 UTC (Tue) by Rudd-O (guest, #61155) [Link]

Nah. If you want peace and quiet in your site, then go tell the other guy who is hurling verbal abuse and acting out. I'm not guilty of anything you're accusing me by lumping me with this angry person.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 7, 2012 14:00 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

Um, wow. That's the single most unjustifiably entitled response to an editor's request to stop talking that I have ever seen on LWN. Hint: you just suggested, in the grandparent of this post I'm replying to, that your interlocutor "go beat up your wife/children" and implied that this was something that an opponent of your views would naturally consider, and you have the temerity to claim that this is not impolite, disrespectful and/or uninformative?

I don't know who's coming out best in this subthread -- but I know who's coming out worst. When in hole, stop digging. (And in my experience, on thi site, when an editor tells you to stop, they are right.)

I'm stopping now.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 7, 2012 19:12 UTC (Wed) by Rudd-O (guest, #61155) [Link]

I think I am entitled not to be verbally abused and misrepresented by stranger assholes on a forum I enjoy, whenever I am participating in it. I also think I am entitled to respond accordingly when said abusive asshole continues on a pattern of abuse against me and demanding belligerently that I shut up. I am also entitled to tell the moderator of the site that I don't agree with his siding with bullies against me.

This is, contrary to what you seem to think, not only perfectly reasonable but also healthy. And you might try and shame me with your "you're coming out worst" quip, but you mistake me for someone who cares about being shamed.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 7, 2012 14:10 UTC (Wed) by nye (guest, #51576) [Link]

>I reiterate: your problem, not mine. If my existence pisses you off, go beat up your wife/children or do some other similar statist activity to deal with your emotions.

From your posts in this thread, it is apparent that you are suffering from paranoid psychosis, and you need to seek professional psychological help.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 7, 2012 18:54 UTC (Wed) by Rudd-O (guest, #61155) [Link]

Ah, the "you're crazy" card. All superstitious people resort to it at some point to try and shame anyone who questions their superstitions.

The LWN readership has quite a lot of rational people, but I never knew that hiding among this readership was such a small but dedicated gang of verbal abusers dedicated to manipulate and bully into silence anyone who presents new and "scary" ideas.

Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)

Posted Nov 8, 2012 12:13 UTC (Thu) by sdalley (subscriber, #18550) [Link]

How cleverly you defend yourself against what would actually help you.

Seriously, get yourself a psychological check-up from a competent professional. It can't hurt, and will quite likely help. If you want to be helped, that is.


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