hmm, not realy, cause I think i've also put a release note for my installer

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nick Harring" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 3:35 PM
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Re: qmail installation script 1.3.6 final release

> Paul L. Allen wrote:
> >X-Istence writes:
> >
> >
> >
> >>I agree, that is totally not right. If he thinks he has something great,
> >>let him tell others, it has been quite usefull for quite a few people
> >>that asked me for help.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Claude Shannon.  Information Theory.  Entropy.  Do these things
> >mean anything to you?
> >
> >Well, if those things are beyond your intellectual capabiilties, then
> >do a google search on answers that have "search the arhchives" and see
> >if you can find an answer to the question posed in a sensible amount
> >of time.
> >
> >As Shannon proved, this regular announcement of a script update is
> >barely distinguishable from noise because we can all predict its
> >content. As I have often maintained (with no effectual argument to the
> >contrary) we need an FAQ for stuff like this where this guy has the
> >ability to change the FAQ to point at his latest version.
> >
> >
> >
> That's funny, it looked a lot like signal to me. I'd never heard about
> such an install script, and am interested in looking at his project
> since I have needs that aren't the same, but are similar enough that I
> can borrow some of his work.
> Obviously the announcements aren't that regular, since I've been
> subscribed to this list for something like 8 months now, and this is the
> first one I remember seeing.
> I have no real desire to get into some large debate about this, however
> I would definitely say that I vehemently disagree with applying a term
> like entropy to questionably off-topic messages to a mailing list. If
> you're so thoroughly concerned with signal to noise on a list that
> subscribe to, I'd recommend unsubscribing. Particularly since you've
> demonstrated that you're quite skilled with vpopmail, so its doubtful
> you derive any real benefit from the list, other than the emotional
> highs you get from tearing into people.
> Cheers,
> Nick Harring

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