Free software versus software idea patents

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 08:38:18 CEST 2011


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:50 PM, harrismh777 <harrismh777 at charter.net> wrote:
> Westley Martínez wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  I don't  even know one person who has Win7 installed, running, and
>>>>> likes it...
>>>>> >  >>  not even one.
>>>>
>>>> >  >
>>>> >  >  Hi, m harris, nice to meet you.  Now you do.
>>>> >  >
>>>> >  >  To the online community:  Is there a name for trolling for A by
>>>> >  >  advocating for not-A in a way that discredits your point of view
>>>> > an
>>>> >  >  case so that A now seems much more reasonable?  It's not really
>>>> >  >  "concern trolling".  What would this be called?
>>>
>>> >
>>> >  Harrisment.
>>> >
>>> >  /I'm sorry, this is abuse...
>>> >
>>> >  Geremy Condra
>>
>> That was harristerical.
>>
>
>
> Actually, it is funny... and I love humor as much as I love mathematics,
> software, and freedom. Truly harristerical...    :)
>
> But on a serious note, I did wonder who would be the first jouster to offer
> the argumentum ad hominem? ... ah, sticks and stones...
>
> My major professor once told me, "You know you've won the argument when they
> start calling you names!"

I think your professor should have said "you know you've won the
argument when you can prove it".

Geremy Condra



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