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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Troll warning
Date Fri, 18 May 2012 12:19:48 GMT
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 2:38 AM, Fernando Cassia <> wrote:
> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:01 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> But what about when their preference is that you don't exist at all?
>> For example, when a LO leader comes onto the Apache list and says that
>> he would like us to fail and that he wants to "put us out of our
>> misery", then do we treat that as a mere "difference of opinion"?
> Speaking of which, this is interesting. I wonder who's behind so many RTs
> of that ugly article.

Conflict sells news stories. "OpenOffice and LibreOffice volunteers
work together on Community Support Forums" will never make a new
story.  But 'Rob Weir Farts During Playing of LibreOffice National
Anthem" will be headline news and will be retweeted 100 times.


> FC
> PS: Maybe it was deja-vu, but I'd swear I've seen that headline on twitter
> some months ago. I wonder if the article was re-published after minor
> editing, or if I'm congusing it with a previous article by the same author,
> regurgitating the same arguments...

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