Eric Lehti wrote:own
How many of you midrange.com participants have time to set up your
theirSlashdot profile and become champions of the System i on Slashdot?
Slashdotters can flame and bait and speak disparagingly better than
anywhere I have seen. The Noise to Signal ratio on Slashdot is high.
All reasons not to enter into the fray. Why would anyone waste
time? Simply put, DNFT
Reviling of a consistent origin and/or theme, will be recognized as
the vitriol that it is. It will be obvious by reading, that there isno
intention to carry on a worthwhile conversation, nor debate. When not
cognizant of that by perusal of such attacks, there is little hope in
convincing the reader to consider any introspection of their initial
bias; irrespective of on which side. It is a game really, to play on
the emotions of the reader, with the hopes the reader will join in, so
they can [have some fodder to] continue their attack. Any attempts to
defend or counter-point will merely invoke continued bashing by theof
current /owners/ of the /discussion/, thus prolonging the not-so-much
And besides, slashdot gives an http browser-based interface to
discussions... How worthless is that except as an archive! NNTP is
where it is at! No offense to the LISTers.