RE: Changing Server Settings (was RE: [Brin-l] Brin: Forwardedposting)

2002-09-18 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Baardwijk, J. van DTO/SLWPD/RZO/BOZO Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 11:39 PM ... The principle remains the same: adding something to the bottom of every message. In a sense, it is advertising too:

[Brin-l] Administrivia: List settings

2002-09-18 Thread Nick Arnett
all messages in the archives.) And don't forget to click on Submit my changes after making changes to the form. Hope that's vaguely clear. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo

RE: [Brin-l] Huh? How do you mean 'plain' English?

2002-09-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Sonja van Baardwijk-Holten ... If you do _not_ want your email address to show up on this membership roster, select No for this option. So what do I do, answer the quistion correctly of follow the

RE: [Brin-l] rapturism

2002-09-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 5:47 PM To: Brin-L Subject: [Brin-l] rapturism In my opinion, the Left Behind series is one of the things that really gives Christianity a bad image. I

RE: [Brin-l] Ack!!! I need a digest

2002-09-21 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 3:37 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Brin-l] Ack!!! I need a digest Hector posting? Whaddayaknow. Next thing you know, the crones will

RE: how religious fanatics attack free speech

2002-09-22 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 2:14 PM To: Brin-L Subject: how religious fanatics attack free speech http://www.miami.com/mld/miami/living/3757290.htm Eh? How is this an attack on free

RE: [Brin-l] rapturism

2002-09-22 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson ... Noo, Reinhold was Dan Fielding's real name, I do believe. Bingo! Also, if you look at the credits, the creator is Reinhold Weege. We figured he had something to do with

RE: [Brin-l] rapturism

2002-09-22 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson ... Also, if you look at the credits, the creator is Reinhold Weege. We figured he had something to do with that detail. :) And, for many bonus points, how do you pronounce

RE: how religious fanatics attack free speech

2002-09-23 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool ... Eh? How is this an attack on free speech? I don't agree with the tactics, but I don't exactly see Fox as a great defender of free speech, either. It's an organization that is

Server down

2002-09-28 Thread Nick Arnett
Folks, My Internet connection has been down for the last couple of hours... but if you get this message, it's back on-line. Not sure what the problem is, but it is quite unusual for it to fail. Sorry for any inconvenience. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: god vs science

2002-09-30 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Alberto Monteiro Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 2:17 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: god vs science She goes on to say that doctors need to understand that vaccines contain

Re: Brin: Agh... star wars

2002-10-01 Thread Nick Arnett
This came through to my Yahoo account, which is set up exactly like David's... so David, you should see replies to this message as well. Sorry for all the difficulty, everyone. --- d.brin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ... Someone please email me separately if this gets through. So far I have

RE: +++ US National Security Policy on WMD and MAD

2002-10-13 Thread Nick Arnett
JDG all, Mail intended for discussion with DB should have the prefix Brin:. The old +++ doesn't do anything any more. I forwarded your message to him with the appropriate prefix. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: List request: Cancer links

2002-10-23 Thread Nick Arnett
as related to illness, but it sounds like that's not what you're after. Lots of mainstream info as you'd find from the medical establishment and pharmaceutical empires. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l

Driving ( was RE: traffic cameras)

2002-10-18 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Deborah Harrell Sent: Friday, October 18, 2002 5:49 PM ... RULES OF DRIVING IN DENVER 1) A right lane construction closure is just a game to see how many people can cut in line by passing

RE: World government in 50 years

2002-10-22 Thread Nick Arnett
in consciousness, in which people think of themselves as members of the world population more than any other community to which they belong. How many of us truly think that way now? Quite a few, I suspect -- anti-gobalists, Greens, the information wants to be free crowd... who else? Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone

RE: Getting silly Re: Br!n war

2002-10-22 Thread Nick Arnett
No, it's Mailman doing the filtering. I should write a regex that allows for Re: etc. before the phrase that causes the filtering, but I'm lazy, or busy, or something. And I can also put DB on nomail, which I'm about to ask him. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED

Proposed new etiquette guidieline

2002-10-22 Thread Nick Arnett
on the subject, then send all of your comments in one longer post, rather than a burst of shorter ones. Although this will decrease your alpha mail score, it will make the list more efficient for everyone... and perhaps help you to avoid redundant responses. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198

RE: test

2002-10-24 Thread Nick Arnett
haven't been much of a baseball fan since leaving Pittsburgh a couple of decades ago, but this World Series, with its strangely afflicted pitchers, has been sort of fun. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l

RE: br!n: war

2002-10-26 Thread Nick Arnett
Actually, David is on nomail until Nov. 2. (I knew this would happen.) Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 9:31 AM

RE: test

2002-10-26 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk ... And finally, this whole dinging system in the setup you describe sounds to me like a first step towards this list becoming a moderated list. Make that a

RE: test

2002-10-26 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk ... Make that a *self*-moderated list. I must respectfully disagree with you, at least in part. Sure, the dinging system might prevent people from making a major nuisance

RE: test

2002-10-27 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Dan Minette ... I think that is reasonable. But, I've got a neat, IMHO, variation on that. If person A dings person B, who dings back, person A should be free to ding again. But, then

Dinging

2002-10-27 Thread Nick Arnett
hand, the new thing depends fairly significantly on a collection of discussion-related tools, so understanding Mailman enough to modify it has some value to me right now. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http

RE: Anonymous dings

2002-10-28 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Doug Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2002 9:42 PM To: New Brin-l Address Subject: Anonymous dings I don't really like the idea of anonymous dings but if they are allowed the penalty should

Archives, archives, who's got the archives?

2002-10-28 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 1:45 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: test ... just past a list of unkept promises you made to share the archives, Those are not

Dinging plans (was RE: test)

2002-10-29 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Jim Sharkey [snip] Do we know if he intended for the dings to be anonymous? Anyone? I know! At first, that was the thought, but that was because DB borrowed the notion from live chat, where

RE: Question for everyone

2002-10-29 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk ... With some people, yes -- but not with Giorgis. Over the years, he has been talked to by several people about his behaviour, but he has never shown any signs of

RE: Dinging plans (was RE: test)

2002-10-30 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of David Hobby Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 7:05 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Dinging plans (was RE: test) ... Sorry, I guess that I missed the post where the dinging

RE: Dinging plans (was RE: test)

2002-10-31 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... In a message dated 10/31/2002 6:30:55 PM US Mountain Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Ding. Ding. Ding. [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Power outage!

2002-11-07 Thread Nick Arnett
List folks: Power just went out here in Santa Clara. I'm working off UPS. Will let you know when power's back, but until then, no Brin-L... or at least as soon as I shut down the server. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: science Vs religion

2002-11-08 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson ... Um, maybe not wanting to dump extra hormones into one's system? Maybe having tried the pill and having ended up with negative side effects would influence someone more in

Lies

2002-11-11 Thread Nick Arnett
http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20021125s=alterman -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: archive?

2002-11-12 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 4:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: archive? Kevin Tarr wrote: Do we know about this?

RE: Correcting a slight injustice

2002-11-13 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... AFAIK, there was no approval from the list to kick him off, even though it has been stated repeatedly over the years that such approval is necessary. On whose authority

Irony (was RE: Correcting a slight injustice)

2002-11-13 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:brin-l-bounces;mccmedia.com]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... AFAIK, there was no approval from the list to kick him off, even though it has been stated repeatedly over the years that such approval is necessary. On whose

RE: Gautam's energy levels

2002-11-16 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Ticia ... Foreigners here complain about how hard it is to get to know people, as coworkers hardly every socialize outside work (and when they do, it's a work-related outing); you have to make

RE: Gautam's energy levels

2002-11-16 Thread Nick Arnett
... some of whom practically work to rule. work to rule? Work to rule is a thing that labor unions do when they're bargaining, but not ready to strike. They'll start obeying every little rule, whether or not it is practical. One of those rules often says that nobody can be forced to work

RE: ADSL and 802.11b

2002-11-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of William T Goodall [snip] I don't think drive-by bandwidth thieves are at all common around here yet either. Although in my urban environment there could be around 20 households in range [guess] so I

Complexity, nodes, state space (was RE: and so it begins)

2002-11-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 5:11 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: and so it begins From: Erik Reuter [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 05:06:02AM -0600, The Fool wrote:

RE: Question: List Etiquette

2002-11-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson ... The server has a limit as to how large a message it'll accept, but it's larger than 10K. It's set to 40K. We can change it, if circumstances call for a change. Come to think of it,

RE: Complexity, nodes, state space (was RE: and so it begins)

2002-11-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Horn, John Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 11:37 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Complexity, nodes, state space (was RE: and so it begins) My brain hurts... - jmh (I know, I know ...

RE: NASA

2002-11-20 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... And why do you refuse to answer simple questions on-line? (This is also not a rhetorical question.) Free advice, worth every penny you paid for it: It is hardly ever a good

RE: SCOUTED: What Would Jesus Drive

2002-11-20 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Julia Thompson ... Jesus didn't have 3 kids and laws regarding child safety restraints. You *cannot* put 3 kids under 6 in a car (I have one of the widest cars around, and I don't think 3 child

RE: Missile Defense in a New Strategic Environment

2002-11-21 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 6:02 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Missile Defense in a New Strategic Environment On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 01:35:35PM -0800, Deborah Harrell

RE: Fwd: Moderation

2002-11-22 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Dan Minette Sent: Friday, November 22, 2002 8:05 PM ... Further, what was John supposed to do? He decided not to reply to Jeroen, and Jeroen posted a number of emails on the list stating how bad

RE: Fwd: Moderation

2002-11-22 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jim Sharkey ... That was my point. I wanted to know who else did this, since Jeroen seemed to indicate JDG wasn't the only one who called for it. Further clarification -- the other complaints were on

RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated

2002-11-24 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2002 11:58 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated From: Dan Minette [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: The Fool [EMAIL

RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated

2002-11-24 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Gary Nunn Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2002 4:46 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated [EMAIL PROTECTED] I'm on constant search for a copy at my local

RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated

2002-11-25 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool ... conquestadors, slavery, apartheid, and feudal systems were political and conquistadors: conquer, take gold, convert to catholicism. Notice how most of south America is adamantly

Kindness (was RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated)

2002-11-25 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Adam C. Lipscomb Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 3:48 PM ... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Comedy gold, sir. You really ought to take this act on tour. I mean, you make Jerry Lewis look

RE: Kindness (was RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated)

2002-11-25 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 5:43 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kindness (was RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated) On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 05:24:31PM -0800, Nick

RE: Civil War (was RE: religion is evil, why it must be eradicated)

2002-11-26 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Doug Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 11:50 PM ... That's the succinct answer. Obviously it is difficult to accurately summarize the determinant of any great human conflict in a few sentences, but I

Religion, the good side

2002-11-26 Thread Nick Arnett
. At its best, religion teaches us to behave as though we were, indeed, created for a better world. And often, I believe, that makes this a better world. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman

RE: Religion, the good side

2002-11-26 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter ... On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 07:13:21AM -0800, Nick Arnett wrote: No parent should have to bury a child. What do you mean by this? It's not a perfect world, by far. Lots of bad things

RE: Religion, the good side

2002-11-26 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter ... Good lord, an innovative technique, including coming up with a radically new design, building and testing hardware, all within a year? If they spent 6 hours per day working and it

RE: Religion, the good side

2002-11-27 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter ... Pick up any book on creativity and you'll find that creative people are interested in everything. (We're into an area of my expertise here; IIRC, that very sentence appears on my

RE: Religion, the good side

2002-11-27 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 9:41 AM ... More accurately, it flies in the face of your perception of the success you've had. The successes are one thing, that is an objective fact

Reminder -- List messages must be in plain text!

2002-11-28 Thread Nick Arnett
, for the present, there is no warning that the mail server tosses out your non-plaintext message. However, the developers are working on this bug. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: [LINK] E-mail Etiquette

2002-11-29 Thread Nick Arnett
e-mail is better than sex e-mail is all it takes to become a snark customer e-mail is email -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: jesus genealogy is evil, why it must be eradicated

2002-11-29 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Doug Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 11:33 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: jesus genealogy is evil, why it must be eradicated Bradford DeLong wrote: But maybe he has a really weird sense

RE: jesus genealogy is evil, why it must be eradicated

2002-11-29 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Doug Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 2:44 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: jesus genealogy is evil, why it must be eradicated Nick Arnett wrote: It's really only a minority that believes

Scouted: What Makes Good Science Fiction?

2002-12-02 Thread Nick Arnett
Discussion on Slashdot: http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/12/02/0324226mode=threadtid=99 -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: The Secret of How Microsoft Stays on Top

2002-12-03 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of William T Goodall ... by Sean Silverthorne, Editor, HBS Working Knowledge Critics say Microsoft's incredible two-decade run at the top of the computer industry has less to do with innovation than it

RE: The Secret of How Microsoft Stays on Top

2002-12-03 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Dan Minette ... Originally, Gate's position was a market innovation. He did indeed determine what people were willing to pay for and produced it. I don't think Microsoft has ever really distinguished

RE: Today's Salon.com Cover Story...

2002-12-03 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 9:48 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Today's Salon.com Cover Story... Jon, Please email me a copy. By the way, why did these guys use frequent

RE: Digital image stored in single molecule

2002-12-04 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of The Fool ... Digital image stored in single molecule 10:15 01 December 02 NewScientist.com news service An image composed of over 1000 of bits of information can be stored in the atoms of a single

Admin: Server access blocked

2002-12-04 Thread Nick Arnett
of steps to balance fairness to the individual and mitigation of the list community's disruption and distraction. I regret that this situation has continued to escalate. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http

RE: Forged headers, etc.

2002-12-04 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter ... On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 05:46:57PM -0800, Nick Arnett wrote: Jeroen (which also allowed it to slip by sendmail's access block). That message also contained a forged hostname

RE: meeces

2002-12-04 Thread Nick Arnett
Or the way things have been going lately, it'll be subpoenas envy. (A joke recycled from the '60s.) Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jon Gabriel Sent: Wednesday

RE: Admin: Server access blocked

2002-12-04 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jim Sharkey ... If we are talking about a permanent ban, then I'd have to disagree. As much as I think he doesn't know when to just say he's sorry and admit he might have been wrong in his approach,

RE: Admin: Server access blocked

2002-12-05 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Alberto Monteiro ... serious My point is that it's not fair to ban Jeroen without the consent about the list rules. We didn't agree to what would be the list rules, and which was the minimum set of

Ouch! (was RE: Open question to the list)

2002-12-05 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Miller, Jeffrey ... Police have important social roles as well as law-enforcement. I was pleasently surprised this morning to see a motorcycle cop helping a man to change a tire on I-5 (instead of

Fred Haber, RIP

2002-12-05 Thread Nick Arnett
extent or another, Fred's death is a small one. But hey, writing this helps me. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: List On The Brink?

2002-12-05 Thread Nick Arnett
This should explain: http://www.mccmedia.com/pipermail/brin-l/Week-of-Mon-20021118/004507.html But there are reasons to be hopeful that things will soon be back to more-or-less normal. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

Brin: Bush doesn't know Dick (Philip K.)

2002-12-06 Thread Nick Arnett
, Bush doesn't know Dick. Hmm. Maybe some other science fiction authors/futurists have some thoughts on this. -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

RE: Brin: Bush doesn't know Dick (Philip K.)

2002-12-06 Thread Nick Arnett
I don't know that it's on-line anywhere. It's the most recent issue... and yes, I typed the excerpts. I type fast! Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jon Gabriel Sent

RE: Admin: Server access blocked

2002-12-06 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jean-Louis Couturier ... and never once apologized for his obvious error. So, I think the pig-headedness that you're commending him for is seriously misplaced, at least on the nuclear front.

RE: Admin: Server access blocked

2002-12-06 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: J. van Baardwijk [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 2:47 PM ... This is not correct. Arnett wants me to demonstrate a willingness and ability to refrain from personal attacks, harassment, etc., but he persists in refusing to tell me

RE: Official Statement

2002-12-07 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk ... I hereby request that the listowners restore my posting privileges to the list, and without moderation. Done. Nick ___

RE: Official Statement

2002-12-07 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 4:46 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Official Statement At 16:34 07-12-2002 -0800, Nick Arnett wrote: I hereby request

RE: Osama's letter to America

2002-12-07 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Adam C. Lipscomb ... (i) You are the nation who, rather than ruling by the Shariah of Allah in its Constitution and Laws, choose to invent your own laws as you will and desire. You separate religion

RE: Stag Film Serenade

2002-12-08 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Reggie Bautista ... Nope, that process was called Bullet-cam by its inventors. The DVD of The Matrix has a very good explanation of this. Basically, several cameras surround the subject and each

RE: this is what happens when republicans get control offederalagencies

2002-12-10 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Alberto Monteiro ... How interesting. Here in Brazil some people are also afraid of the loosening of the rules of media ownership - probably for the opposite reason: because USA imperialists will buy

Server downtime

2002-12-10 Thread Nick Arnett
for any inconvenience. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Server back

2002-12-10 Thread Nick Arnett
finally upgrade the darn thing (especially since I'm now collecting a heck of a lot e-mail for work). Just need to buy an ATX case for the mobo. Tomorrow, perhaps. Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ http://www.mccmedia.com

RE: Keening Linux

2002-12-10 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 7:49 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Keening Linux On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 07:23:55PM -0800, Nick Arnett wrote: Suggestions welcome... and now

RE: Consequences of off-list attacks, spam, etc.? (was RE:OfficialStatement)

2002-12-10 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Deborah Harrell Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 9:48 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Consequences of off-list attacks, spam, etc.? (was RE: OfficialStatement) --- Nick Arnett [EMAIL

RE: Server back

2002-12-11 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 8:48 AM ... I have an old PC (Pentium 200 MHz, 80 MB RAM) that is dire need of retirement. Once I have a new one, I want to upgrade the old one

RE: Official Statement

2002-12-12 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... As for forging headers by changing the Reply-To address, I don't consider that an offense; the return address is clearly visible in the From: field of the incoming message as

RE: Official Statement

2002-12-12 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jon Gabriel Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 10:39 AM ... Nick, where and why would forging headers be outlawed? I'm not exactly up on net law, but this is the first I've heard of it? Have there

RE: Official Statement

2002-12-12 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of J. van Baardwijk ... Baloney. Setting Reply-To to an address for which you don't have permission *is* wrong and illegal in those places where forging headers has been outlawed. And your supporting

RE: Kil'n People

2002-12-13 Thread Nick Arnett
The original U.S. hardback was Kiln People. The first one I saw that was Kil'n People was a U.K. softbound edition. It's another darn pun, although I'm not sure if David intended from the beginning. I asked, but his answer was too witty to discern... Nick -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904

RE: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You?

2002-12-14 Thread Nick Arnett
Hey, I'm Benford! -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Adam C. Lipscomb Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 5:34 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [LINK] What Science Fiction

RE: brin: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You?

2002-12-15 Thread Nick Arnett
... Now, who is going to send this damn test to Jerry? Jerry doesn't take tests. After all, he's a best-selling science fiction writer. He *gives* tests. Did I mention that he's a best-selling science fiction writer? And makes a lot of money? Really a whole lot? Nick

RE: br!n: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You?

2002-12-16 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 5:23 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: br!n: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You? Do we still have to be careful about the brin: tag? That is,

RE: Wierd news: French crack down on Internet pronunciations

2002-12-16 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jean-Louis Couturier ... I take it you don't go out much. No two French countries use the exact same idiom and even in France, there are regional differences. Vraiment, comme une vache! (Thought

Filtering (was RE: br!n: [LINK] What Science ...)

2002-12-19 Thread Nick Arnett
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Erik Reuter Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 8:43 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: br!n: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You? To anyone using Outlook Express filters, maybe you can help

Volume ( was RE: br!n: [LINK] What Science Fiction Author Are You?)

2002-12-19 Thread Nick Arnett
... How do people getting the full list deal with the volume? Inquiring and overwhelmed minds want to know ;) We could try to make better use of the topics feature of the list server. I don't have much extra time right now, but perhaps some folks would like to come up with categories that

RE: [LINK] GOOGLE FIGHT!!!

2002-12-21 Thread Nick Arnett
But you should have used David Brin, since there are lots of Brins who aren't, such as the founder of Google! And then the results for DB drop by an order of magnitude... -- Nick Arnett Phone/fax: (408) 904-7198 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto

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