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This is why libraries have fiction and non-fiction sections...
I have no problem believing what is correct and true and substantianted.
When incorrect mouth-to-mouth anecdotes are reported as truth, I object.
I researched and wrote stories about it. I interviewed executives of the
involved companies. Etc., etc. I was only offering that if anyone had any
factual evidence that they should provide it. (One of the first rules of
reporting is don't ask the question unless you know the answer...)
I realize you desperately want to believe otherwise because it validates
your stance. But t'aint so...
At 04:05 PM 11/4/97 -0500, Mark Hinds wrote:
>"Charles Kelly, NT*Pro" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> You are certainly entitled to your viewpoint. I would not presuppose any
>> differently. However, I am glad that you are in the biz and not a
>> I'd be interested if indeed any one can factually confirm your account. Not
>> with an unsupported anecdote, as you did, but with hard facts.
>1. What exactly is an NT*Pro?
>2. Refering to the 2nd of Mr Kelly's sentances, he seems to be admitting
> Â Â that he doesn't know the history of this. Since he does not know the
> Â Â history himself he cannot know whether or not Jeffrey's history is
> Â Â correct. Since he is glad that J is not a historian and he doesn't
> Â Â know the truth I can only assume that he simply doesn't like J's
> Â Â history regardless of it's varacity.
>3. J's history is essentially the one I've heard before and have understood
> Â Â to be true. But, then I'm no historian, and by-golly I don't happen to
> Â Â have my hard facts handy. No doubt this also makes Mr Kelly Glad.
>So why is it so tough for people to believe that Billy G is really nothing
>more than a modern day Robber-Baron?
>"Mark Hinds, Linux*Shmo"