steve steve at steve-ss.com
Thu Dec 4 14:34:35 MST 2014

On 04/12/14 22:06, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 04/12/14 20:51, steve wrote:
>> 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.
> Why not, I did.
> Rowland
Nothing is hidden here. I suppose that when we are banned we can still 
get the list archive. Just not contribute. We'll be going google or 
dropbox or something soon anyway. I suppose that that represents some 
sort of progress. A weekend off? Home before midnight? Only joking...

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