steve steve at steve-ss.com
Thu Dec 4 13:21:06 MST 2014

On 04/12/14 20:42, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 04/12/14 19:22, steve wrote:
>> On 04/12/14 19:59, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 07:23:47PM +0100, steve wrote:
>>>> As it would involve censoring many active and intelligent teenagers,
>>>> most of whom think we're passed our sell by date, I'd rather not. It
>>>> shouldn't be too long before we have fibre and go cloud anyway.
>>>>> But right now if we see one more email like
>>>>> this we will ban the 'steve' alias from our
>>>>> lists.
>>>> If you do, they'll simply join themselves.
>>> That is a great incentive to ban 'steve', you
>>> realize ? We'd much rather have individuals
>>> on a list than a collective.
>> No idea. Is it your decision? Are you in charge of the lists? I
>> wouldn't want many of our individuals on any list. We offer
>> painstaking help and advice on the users list and have solved many a
>> problem thereon. Put us on your personal ignore list, and ban us from
>> samba-technical. It's the developers that the kids have no time for.
> Good grief Steve, are you going out of your way to upset Jeremy ?? As
> for Jeremy having the power to ban you, probably not by himself, but I
> wouldn't lay money on it, if he was to suggest banning you, I am very
> sure the rest of the devs would support him.
> I suggest that you apologise (even if you think you shouldn't) and stop
> allowing everybody and anybody to post as 'Steve'. It gets very
> confusing when 'Steve' posts and it turns out not to actually be
> 'Steve'. If you do get banned, they will probably ban you from the samba
> list as well and it wouldn't be the same without you.
> Rowland
I can't apologise, much though I am ashamed of what has happened. As 
translator, it is a difficult situation to be in. I am not allowed to 
join myself and can only do what I am ordered to do as none of the 
domain is mine. I would like to continue to contribute if possible.

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