[svlug] PPTP - hummm

Alvin Oga alvin at planet.fef.com
Sat Jul 21 16:12:01 PDT 2001

hi ya...

sometimes... "you" have to do the work... besides
just asking questions.. hoping for "ONE" answer when there
are many solutions

enough pointers was given by rick and others...

and if ya lazy.. you can check this collection

c ya

> Christopher William Wesley wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Rick Moen wrote:
> > Feel free to ask well-formed questions in the future.  I know the extra
> > two lines of typing would be a huge imposition on your delicate
> > physique, but it might have the advantage of being more _useful_.
> Moen, what is your point?  You haven't even attempted to answer any
> questions in here.  So far, I've seen you re-start this thread twice, by
> bringing in off-list convo.  You've suggested not using PPTP when people
> have inquired about Linux & PPTP, or otherwise stated they'd like/have to
> use Linux & PPTP.  You've made some blatantly false statements regarding
> VPN software. You've knocked this thread so far off topic from the
> original challenge, that it's worthless.  It's a complete wonder why you
> persist with your stunning display of illiteracy and machismo in this
> list.  "Try Google" is a complete cop-out way of saying "I don't know."
> And this is a mail list, where if you don't know or don't otherwise have
> something mildly intelligent to say, your best move is to not interject
> your ignorant cliches and off-topic suggestions.  It's not amusing.  It's
> not helpful.  Mr. Palmer hit the nail on the head in his post.  You
> had/have the chance to help, but instead you post back and punt like an
> elitist, not like a GNU/Linux community member.  I suspect some
> half-witted response to this is on the way.  I hear it coming, with the
> weight, intelligence and uselesssness of a hippo on the Internet.  Go
> ahead and try to justify these while you're at it ...
> You replied to a request for a link or a HOWTO with some tirade about how
> poor PPTP is.  Worthless.
> "There is plenty of real VPN software [to connect to non-unix VNP server]
> available for Linux."
> Completely unsubstantiated, and in the context of this thread, wrong.
> Worthless help there.
> "Why don't you try using the Google search engine ..."
> What makes you think that hadn't been done?  Worthless.

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