[clug] Linux user: was Flashing the Neo FreeRunner

Bob Edwards Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au
Mon Apr 6 23:02:34 MDT 2015

On 07/04/15 14:17, steve jenkin wrote:
> Bryan,
> Private communications are private. There are good laws in Australia about this, including the right for me to sue you for it.
> I urge you to read up on it before you land yourself in very hot water.
> You didn’t have my permission to repost my _private_ communication to you onto anyone else, especially NOT to a list.
> Apart for that, go back to Shea’s Rules of Netiquette previously mentioned.
>   - think of the persons receiving your missive
>   - conserve bandwidth, especially the attention & processing time of all the people you’ve just spammed.
> Again, when it’s an OFF TOPIC post, you need to tag it [OT] as a courtesy to others.
> The CLUG list are not your headmaster or parent.
> They’re not interested in your constantly running to them and complaining about others.
> Think about hitting delete the next time you’re tempted to post something Off Topic.
> s
>> On 7 Apr 2015, at 11:53 am, Bryan Kilgallin <bryan at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
>> Steve:

Hi Steve,

Methinks you may have outed yourself...

IANAL, but I doubt that the law is on your side if you choose to respond
privately to an e-mail you received purely by virtue of being on a
public mailing list, esp. if that public mailing did not invite
private (off-list) responses.


Bob Edwards.

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