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Phillip M Gallo
07/26/05 13:26
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#98204 - Off Topic - GOB
Responding to: Craig Steiner's previous message
Craig,

Maybe we're being to severe, or perhaps a bit "strict" regarding Charles' response about using a DS'420 as an alternative to the '251 as "off topic" considering the intent of the post was also to implement a faster than standard '51. (What else would a DS'420 partisan, such as myself say?).

I think the ref to "Good Old Boys" is an imperfect description of the fact that there are folks who post often. Some of these folks who post have strict, often predictable responses (play this game - imagine Erik's response - then open it a read it - i bet many score high at this game).

Now i could have used others besides Erik (maybe ... even myself) as examples but if you wear your standard issue 8052 flak jacket, i do find the content quality pretty high. The fact folks have severe, maybe even "strident" opinions regarding technologies and techniques seems to be the result of the "school of hard knocks" and has a very respectable "experiential" value that can allow those early on their careers or little experience with subject at hand to vicariously acquire a great deal of insight.

regards,
p


List of 34 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
At least "old boys" follow the rules        Erik Malund      07/26/05 08:39      
I should know better      Craig Steiner      07/26/05 11:35      
   Publish the voting of this thread!      Charles Bannister      07/26/05 12:04      
      No      Craig Steiner      07/26/05 12:55      
         Off Topic - GOB        Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 13:26      
            Well here we go      Craig Steiner      07/26/05 13:49      
               Thread Trap Door      Phillip M Gallo      07/26/05 14:00      
                  a letter from, perhaps,the chairman      Erik Malund      07/26/05 14:31      
                     nobel price?      Jan Waclawek      07/28/05 00:22      
                        because...      Benjamin Damet      07/28/05 03:35      
                        may memory may be failing me      Erik Malund      07/28/05 07:09      
                           found it      Erik Malund      07/28/05 09:33      
                        Well...      Steve M. Taylor      07/28/05 09:20      
                           Tom Lehrer      Craig Steiner      07/28/05 09:24      
                           It is not funny.      Jan Waclawek      07/28/05 10:01      
                              2 pages?      Craig Steiner      07/28/05 10:17      
                                 Actually      Steve M. Taylor      07/28/05 13:08      
                                 8052 elementary school      Jan Waclawek      07/29/05 01:50      
                                    14 C here      Steve M. Taylor      07/29/05 04:53      
                                       Better average in some way...      Jan Waclawek      07/29/05 05:59      
                                    re "school"      Erik Malund      07/29/05 06:21      
                              hot      Erik Malund      07/28/05 11:29      
                                 Two months ago      Craig Steiner      07/28/05 11:37      
               Anybody remember news2020? (rhetorical)      Dan Henry      07/27/05 18:10      
No need to complain...      Kai Klaas      07/30/05 05:25      
   Which people ?      Steve M. Taylor      07/30/05 06:43      
Example of Old Boy Club right here.      Charles Bannister      07/26/05 08:00      

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