[Gllug] DNS question

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Mon Jul 3 23:55:51 UTC 2006

On Sun, 02 Jul 2006, Ian Northeast gibbered uncontrollably:
> Adrian McMenamin wrote:
>> It's water off a duck's back to me now - i think I was first abused on
>> this list (essentially told I shouldn't be here at all) almost four and
>> a half year ago. But I shudder to think what other new users would think
>> of some of the contributions here, so self-satisfied are they in their
>> superiority.
> I'm starting to regret answering you now. I don't recall the incident
> four and a half years ago, but I get the feeling that whoever told you
> to p**s off probably had a point.

The degree of defensiveness here is quite stunning. Four and a half
*years*? He's still smarting over a *four and a half year old* flame?

If I did that I'd never dare to post at all.

> New users are of course thoroughly welcome on here, and will be given
> as much help as others can provide. People who are given good advice
> and respond with abuse may experience a slightly harder time.


Oh, and btw, Adrian, hiding info because it might embarrass your
customer is a waste of time. Not only is the info publically available,
but your customer *cannot* manage worse screwups than some of those I've
seen (and some of those others have seen, too).

DNS is remarkably easy to get right --- and remarkably easy to get

`She *is*, however, one of the few sf authors with a last name ending in O,
 which adds some extra appeal to those of us who obsess about things like
 having a book review of an author for each letter in the alphabet.' -- rra
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