[mythtv-users] The historical roots of our computer terms

Stephen P. Villano stephen.p.villano at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 03:45:57 UTC 2020


Way to destroy  the list and software.
As mike said, WTF, over?!
Want DOS 3.1 or continue?

On 6/9/20 11:20 PM, Mike Carron wrote:
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> /        could we take this ranting and raving over to mythtv-politics/
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> mythtv-politics?
>
> mike
>
> On 6/9/20 3:03 AM, Justin Moore wrote:
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>>
>>     Speech codes are a favorite tool of the right to retain power and
>>     silence the poor, weak and different.
>>
>>     Except they use their power and wealth to make their speech codes
>>     into 'laws' and this is one of those moments when the poor, weak,
>>     and different are a bit sick of, to steal a phrase from that
>>     article, using 'natural politeness' to ask for some
>>     acknowledgement of their issues and being ignored as a result.
>>
>>     That article is spittle-flinging incoherent nonsense. It would be
>>     pure comedy if it wasn't also whipping up it's readership into a
>>     rage and telling them to buy guns and bullets.
>>
>>
>> One, please fix your top-posting.
>>
>> Two, could we take this ranting and raving over to mythtv-politics 
>> and either let this thread die or have one of the core devs weigh in 
>> on the request (and then let the thread die)?
>>
>> -jdm
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>>
>>     ffs.
>>
>>
>>     ---- On Tue, 09 Jun 2020 01:14:33 +0100 *Calvin Dodge
>>     <caldodge at gmail.com <mailto:caldodge at gmail.com>>* wrote ----
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>>         Speech codes are a favorite tool of the Left to gain power
>>         and silence
>>         the opposition. I will not comply.
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>>         https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2020/06/08/more-than-ever-its-time-to-unleash-the-power-of-no-n2570188
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>>         On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 7:02 PM jam at tigger.ws
>>         <mailto:jam at tigger.ws> <jam at tigger.ws <mailto:jam at tigger.ws>>
>>         wrote:
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>>         >
>>         >
>>         > > On 8 Jun 2020, at 9:14 pm, LsrsuitLry at yahoo.com
>>         <mailto:LsrsuitLry at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>         > >
>>         > >>
>>         > >> On Jun 7, 2020, at 2:22 PM, Yeechang Lee
>>         <ylee at columbia.edu <mailto:ylee at columbia.edu>> wrote:
>>         > >>
>>         > >> But that is the issue. Why should we kowtow to people
>>         who don't understand or don't care about history and etymology?
>>         >
>>         > I have never considered the words you find offensive in ANY
>>         but computer context. So you want me to change my words
>>         because they offend you? Seems like PC gone mad and certainly
>>         the whole dictonary needs vetting as would the hundreds of
>>         words added every year
>>         >
>>         > There is also the whole issue of matriarchal and
>>         patriarchial languages, what the hell lets talk klingon.
>>         > (And lest my brazon uses of a semi expletive.went
>>         unnoticed, it was deliberate)
>>         >
>>         > James.
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