[svlug] Knock, knock....
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Tue Jan 16 13:27:02 PST 2001
on Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 12:33:57PM -0800, Rick Moen (rick at linuxmafia.com) wrote:
> begin kmself at ix.netcom.com quotation:
> > Send you? Send you? Hell, you're already there.
> > You'll get some tips and tricks, but you're not going to avoid every
> > mistake. Other times, there's enough conflicting advice that you have
> > to try out divergent paths to work out which one's right. The road's
> > rutted, no changing that. SVLUG's just a reasonably good suspension
> > system.
> But let's get directly to the bone of contention, here: Good technical
> information and advice gets posted here, e.g., about system security,
> and then the boneheads emerge to argue against it, wanting to be
> _convinced_ that they should act in their best interest.
> No, I don't think so. If people persist in arguing strenously (e.g.)
> that using (unaltered) telnet, non-anonymous ftp, and regular-type POP3
> across the open Internet is perfectly OK, then they are best left to
> Papa Darwin for industrial-grade education.
> We hand out free clues here. But if you require force-feeding, you've
> come to the wrong place.
Or, repeating myself: you'll be shown the light; you have to see it
I'll indicate the path to righteousness. I won't carry you down it.
I'm a guide, not an ass (or horse, or horse's ass, appearances
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal
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