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From Marc Richards <mjr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: BOOBIES!
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 23:18:55 GMT
Dude.  If you don't like boobies so much, stop sending
them to everybodys' mailboxes.  Have your little war
outside of my inbox so I can work.

-marc

--- Dakota Jack <dakota.jack@gmail.com> wrote:

> With the huge number of issue covered in the past
> and what I consider to be
> very good documentation, I am surprised by a lot of
> the questions asked,
> including this one.  In any event, to sympathize is
> one thing and to
> sympathize after this antisocial conduct is another.
>  Also, if you think the
> documentation needs improving, I am sure no one will
> stop you.
> 
> On 7/25/06, Alex Turner <armtuk@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Quite frankly, I sympathize with the original
> poster.  This list is very
> > unresponsive quite often, and I would never
> recommentd tomcat to a
> > commercial company because the mailing list
> support is terrible.  Heck,
> > I've
> > even called commercial support vendors  for tomcat
> who have not returned
> > my
> > phone calls.  The tomcat community needs to do a
> better job of helping
> > users, or they can watch users go over to BEA
> Weblogic and Websphere.  I
> > know I'm considering it as soon as I can afford a
> BEA or Websphere
> > license.
> > When someone has to put 'BOOBIES' in the subject
> to get attention that
> > speaks of a wider problem than someone being
> insensitive.
> >
> > Alex.
> >
> > On 7/25/06, Dakota Jack <dakota.jack@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > What can be gained is a measure of civility.  I
> don't think someone who
> > > deliberately does something offensive to achieve
> their own ends is in a
> > > position to say when their behavior is properly
> handled.  Some people
> > just
> > > have a hard time putting themselves into the
> position of others, or
> > don't
> > > care whom they offend.  You would be, I would
> think, the very last
> > person
> > > in
> > > the world to adjudicate when this topic is
> finished.  However, you might
> > > have noticed that it was finished before you
> came back.
> > >
> > > On 7/24/06, Harris, Thomas
> <Thomas.Harris@sourcemedia.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I sent the original message, with an
> appropriate subject, over two
> > weeks
> > > > before the plea for attention follow-up with
> the very offensive
> > subject.
> > > > The original subject was "Shared code but
> different pages on different
> > > > virtual hosts?" We're on a really tight
> schedule, and having waited
> > two
> > > > weeks for any answer was no longer something
> we could do, so my boss
> > > > actually suggested getting a little attention
> on the message via this
> > > > silly stunt.
> > > >
> > > > So, I did get some help on the topic in
> question, and lots more
> > besides,
> > > > It's was quite fun actually, reading some of
> the silliness that this
> > one
> > > > word has spawned. Someone mentioned the
> Superbowl of 2004, and I
> > concur.
> > > >
> > > > Let's put this to rest... What can be gained
> by continuing on and on
> > > > about how horribly offensive this subject line
> is.
> > > >
> > > > Tom
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Januski, Ken
> [mailto:kjanuski@phillynews.com]
> > > > Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2006 8:26 AM
> > > > To: Tomcat Users List; Tomcat Users List
> > > > Subject: RE: BOOBIES!
> > > >
> > > > Like many I've resisted this thread because I
> figured it would be
> > > > STUPID! STUPID, YES I SAID STUPID. Did that
> get your attention?
> > > >
> > > > Now let me ask: how many people read threads
> here whose subject is in
> > > > caps followed by an explanation point? And
> what does that subject
> > > > usually say? Something like HELP, TOMCAT DONT
> WORK, a type of spam or
> > > > something similar. I almost always skip those
> messages. Some people
> > have
> > > > more patience than I and so do end up helping
> someone who has gotten
> > > > desperate. More experienced users know that
> they're much more likely
> > to
> > > > get an answer to their question by choosing a
> more informative and
> > less
> > > > excited subject.
> > > >
> > > > So what does someone think when they see
> BOOBIES! and what did the
> > > > author of that message think that they would
> think? Well I have little
> > > > doubt that they expected anyone to think of
> birds and I doubt that
> > that
> > > > was the first reaction of any reader no matter
> how avid a birder. So I
> > > > have a very hard time believing that the
> author had any intent other
> > > > than to get a reaction of some sort from
> readers who saw the subject
> > and
> > > > didn't think bird. I don't think this has
> anything to do with
> > puritanism
> > > > or political correctness. I can't think of
> anything I like much less
> > > > than political correctness. But it's very hard
> to see this as having
> > > > anything to do with political correctness. To
> me it's just someone
> > > > trying to be clever and then trying to cover
> their tracks when they
> > find
> > > > out that many uses don't actually find it
> clever. ENOUGH SAID!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com]
> > > > Sent: Sun 7/23/2006 7:28 AM
> > > > To: Tomcat Users List
> > > > Subject: Re: BOOBIES!
> > > >
> > > > Wow... how do some people make it through the
> day without exploding
> > from
> > > > some terrible insult.
> > > >
> > > > I can't believe this thread subject has turned
> into such a big deal. I
> > > > deleted the first 5 or so because I thought it
> was spam. Then I saw
> > > > names responding which I recognized.
> > > >
> > > > I really don't understand how someone can be
> offended by a word like
> > > > 'boobies' and can still use the Internet, or
> real life for that
> > matter.
> > > >
> > > > grow up and grow a skin... Dantes Inferno
> invoked for using the word
> > > > 'boobies.' The road to hell is paved with...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Dakota Jack wrote:
> > > > > Golly, Charles,
> > > > >
> > > > > Maybe you need some training?  Maybe you are
> the one who does not
> > get
> > > > the
> > > > > point?  If you think I am going to apologize
> for your taking a
> > serious
> > > >
> > > > > topic
> > > > > that hurts people and covering it with your
> inane indifference, you
> > > > > might be
> > > > > wrong.  The worst people are not the haters,
> although they are bad
> > > > enough,
> > > > > the worst people are the indifferent.  If
> you read Dantes Inferno
> > you
> > > > will
> > > > > find the colder the heart, the more the
> indifference, the lower your
> > > > level
> > > > > in hell.  Understand?
> > > > >
> > > > > On 7/22/06, cknell@onebox.com
> <cknell@onebox.com> wrote:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> Thank you. I was caught up in a witch hunt
> and feel undeservedly
> > > > bashed
> > > > >> over my attempt to inject some
> light-hearted  jest into an
> > overheated
> > > > >> atmosphere. Plainly the poster who calls
> him or herself "Dakota
> > Jack"
> > > >
> > > > >> didn't
> > > > >> view the link. He or she had already made
> up his or her mind and
> > > > >> couldn't be
> > > > >> bothered with facts.
> > > > >>
> > > > >> For those of you didn't see the link, it
> was a photo of a bird (not
> > > > >> engaged in a sexual or excretory function
> of patently offensive
> > > > nature)
> > > > >> native to the Galapagos Islands. It has
> blue feet and is commonly
> > > > >> called a
> > > > >> "Blue-footed booby".
> > > > >>
> > > > >> I await Dakota Jack's apology.
> > > > >> --
> > > > >> Charles Knell
> > > > >> cknell@onebox.com - email
> > > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
>
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> > back."
> > > ~Dakota Jack~
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> "You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make
> it float on its back."
> ~Dakota Jack~
> 


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