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Re: FAQ and Primer for COLA, Edition III

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Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> __/ [ Mark Kent ] on Sunday 01 October 2006 06:59 \__
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>> Roy Culley <rgc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> http://www.faqs.org/faqs/linux/advocacy/faq-and-primer/
>>>    [excerpt]
>>>    1.4 The Charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy
>>>    The charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy is:
>>>      For discussion of the benefits of Linux compared to other operating
>>>      systems.
>>>    That single sentence is the one and only charter of the newsgroup
>>>    comp.os.linux.advocacy. The newsgroup's charter is for the newsgroup as
>>>    a place for supporters of Linux to gather to discuss Linux, for the
>>>    betterment of the Linux community and the promotion and development of
>>>    Linux. It supports this as a place for those who would like to learn
>>>    more about Linux to come to learn from those who know Linux. It does
>>>    not call for it to be a place where the anti-Linux propagandists to
>>>    gather in order to discredit Linux.
>> Well, here it is again.  Just in case anyone was confused.
> Tim appears to feel confused. Why would /anybody/ who opposes Linux post
> here? It's like entering MacDonald's to argue with the staff and demand some
> burrito.

It brings to mind one of the best Simpsons moments, where Homer enters a
single author bookshop, perhaps Tom Clancy, and spends several minutes
asking the counter-staff for a range of other authors.  Some people seem
to be unable to process what is says on the tin.

| Mark Kent   --   mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk  |
1 1 was a race-horse, 2 2 was 1 2. When 1 1 1 1 race, 2 2 1 1 2.

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