On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Chad Perrin <per...@apotheon.com> wrote: > On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:57:57PM +0200, Peter Boosten wrote: >> Wojciech Puchar wrote: >> >> >> > exactly does. i just don't catch why he - while stopping using it >> > because of forum - still read and posts here. >> >> None of your concern: this is just what everybody is writing about. >> Whether someone is using FreeBSD or not, and reading here or not, is >> irrelevant to most (and probably to all) discussions going on here, and >> it is my understanding (and my opinion, which is different than yours on >> this matter I suspect) that your commenting on this is mostly unappreciated. > > Actually, that's technically your estimation -- not your opinion. It may > be correct or incorrect (and if it's incorrect, then I'm incorrect too, > because I have come to the same conclusion), but the fact it's not a > settled matter doesn't mean it's opinion. The term opinion has a very > specific meaning, and this isn't it. > > Saying *you* don't appreciate it would be a matter of opinion. Saying > you think most people don't appreciate it would be an estimation of the > popularity of a given opinion -- but not an opinion itself.
Huh? > > I don't mean to "bust your balls" on this, so to speak. I just want to > offer my thoughts on the matter of what does and does not constitute > opinion so that people who disdain what others observe but cannot > necessarily prove will not find it as easy to dismiss things as mere > "opinion". > > -- > Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] > Quoth Anonymous: "Why do we never have time to do it right, but always > have time to do it over?" > -- www.nealhogan.net www.lambdaserver.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"