steve steve at steve-ss.com
Thu Dec 4 13:51:58 MST 2014

On 04/12/14 21:38, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 04/12/14 20:21, steve wrote:
>> 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.
> What!! are you a slave ?? just tell whoever is giving you orders, that
> what has been going on, must stop, register your own private email
> address and use that.
> Rowland
You can't use private e-mail addresses at places of work. How would I 
paste log.smbd from a 'phone or test anything? Thanks for your support 
and advice anyway.

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