[Interest] L Word

Rui Oliveira ruilvo at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 29 21:30:55 CEST 2021

And so we lost one of the most active, contributing, and knowledgeable 
members of this mailing list.

Cue "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere" meme.

I was thinking of putting him in CC but I don't think I should bother 
the man.

I sure did respect Giuseppe, and I can totally get behind his no-BS 

With wishes of talking about code again,

Às 09:22 de 29/04/2021, Giuseppe D'Angelo via Interest escreveu:
> On 29/04/2021 00:42, Giuseppe D'Angelo via Interest wrote:
>> If the answer is yes, you were lying. If the answer is no, or you don't
>> answer, then you're trolling the mailing list. You'll get my apology;
>> I'll even throw in, for free, my personal congratulations for the long
>> trolling. But, you'll get a nice permanent ban from here.
> No reply. Yes, you're not the only one who can set arbitrary deadlines 
> for other people, pal.
> I'll just go with the script then: you DID believe those links to be 
> true.
> Then, please accept my deepest and most sincere apologies for calling 
> you a liar.
> I'll state it again, very clearly, all uppercase:
> Please accept the attached fruit basket as a gesture of good will.
> ===
> Where does this leave us, then?
> At BEST, you have been trolling the mailing list, sending inflammatory 
> false content with the purpose of getting a strong reaction from the 
> participants.
> At WORST, you have demonstrated some abysmal gross incompetence, since 
> in order to win an argument you:
> * googled some keywords;
> * got the first couple of links that seemed to match your thesis;
> * didn't even bother to read the contents;
> * pasted the links here believing they were true, without questioning 
> the veracity of such explosive statements;
> * when busted, dug your hole even deeper by keeping arguing in that 
> direction.
> (...I'm not alone about bringing this possibility forward...)
> Spoiler alert, the links were April fools' jokes. They have never been 
> true, and it was even written in the articles that they were jokes. 
> With such precedents, why should anyone believe *any* other argument 
> you bring forward?
> ===
> In either case, it is abundantly clear who's full of shit around here.
> It is also clear to me that moderation on this list doesn't exist, or 
> if it exists, it doesn't want to get sides, and/or considers these 
> behaviours acceptable.
> I don't. And I don't send ultimatums or threats of libel lawsuits 
> (seriously?) around, including to the moderators, in order to force 
> them to make a move.
> Hence, I'll be removing myself from this list, effective immediately.
> You win. Audience claps. Curtains.
> Ad astra per aspera,
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