[clug] Contract Position with Defence Available!!!

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Tue Jul 13 07:32:43 GMT 2004

On 2004 Jul 13, , at 5:07 PM, Peter Barker wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004, Joanna Cyran wrote:
>> I am sorry that you feel this way, but this is a requirement on my 
>> job.
> It is a requirement of your job to THOROUGHLY piss off an entire 
> mailing

You're speaking for me without asking me what I think?

> list full of people who may otherwise have entertained your offer?
>> Highly skilled individuals like you are hard to find and sometimes 
>> user
>> groups like this one are the only way we know to find you. I am not 
>> here
> Yes, the chances are that somewhere on this list there is someone who
> meets your job requirements. By the time this list gets through
> roasting you they'll almost certainly be loathe to accept a job
> offer.
> You may not have realised that the policy on this list is that you mark
> any and all commercial postings (and only a limitted subset of 
> commercial
> postings are allowed; at a guess, those that don't piss people off) 
> be marked as "For Sale" or similar. This is a list policy, and it is 
> responsibility to check that policy on ANY list before posting to it.
> I'm vaguely tempted to suggest we adopt a "limit number of consecutive
> exclamation marks permitted in topics" policy, too.
>> Joanna Cyran
> Yours,
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