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Re: [p@dirac.org: Re: [vox-tech] Questions about building my own box]

thanks richard,

that email was indeed private correspondance since i didn't want to
involve the 300+ people.  takashi's email was embarrasment enough.

i sent a letter apologizing to jay.  he took the whole thing in stride.
but really, takashi's email was so over the top that i thought it was a
joke at first.   i reached the end of the email and wondered "where's
the punchline".

i emailed takashi and he thought his email was courteous and helpful.
this wasn't the first time he flamed someone asking for help.  but this
one was really over the top!


begin Richard Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> 
> I've looked through the vox-tech archives, and I can't find the original 
> e-mail that Peter sent to Takashi... Therefore, I conclude that Takashi 
> went ahead and forwarded to the list the private e-mail that Peter 
> mentioned sending to him.  This is, in my opinion, a very serious breach 
> of standard internet protocol.
> I've also searched through the archives and found a number of e-mails 
> sent by Jay Strauss.  None of them talk about how much he wants to run 
> Windows XP.  Sounds to me like Jay wanted to expand his skills a bit and 
> build a computer on his own, which seems like a laudable goal to me.
> On a separate note, I would say that whoever created and maintains a 
> mailing list has the right to say what goes on on that list.
> Takashi wrote (quoting Peter's private e-mail):
> >: not on my list.   lugod is *my* house, and you are a guest.  lugod is
> >
> >Oh, I thought it's for everybody's.
> >
> -- 
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
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