[TriLUG] ban on freenode
ianmeyer at mac.com
Wed Feb 11 22:02:38 EST 2004
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Here is what I observed happening:
After some joking around about the general negative attitude in
#debian, a bunch of us went over there and did nothing at all.
"thunderbear" asked a question that someone else said had gotten them
an RTFM response, that, when they asked why just the RTFM led to a ban.
So he asks. And no one says anything. So he says "jeez, I haven't had
this much trouble in #fedora, I just don't want to reinstall every 6
months". And a couple other, similarly benign other distro comments to
try to get someone to answer his question. Someone actually answered
the question. I was surprised and left.
It seems to me that whoever did the ban wasn't paying attention,
because although they attempted to justify it based on thunderbear's
trolling, they didn't ban *his* host at all.
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On Feb 11, 2004, at 9:24 PM, davis wrote:
> I am not happy that some of our members purposely went to the debian
> irc channel on freenode and got our entire server banned.
> ... lead in omitted.
> <thunderbear> g4lt: and your point is?
> *** Part: admiralfrijole (~ianmeyer at moya.trilug.org)
> <FieldySnuts> ed /var/spool/mail/ rocks
> <beta3> cafuego: huh?
> <cafuego> beta3: that's my random 32bit date
> <beta3> o
> *** Join: Popeye (~grinch at eca-dhcp-1001.reslife.lsu.edu)
> <odl> !start a browser war
> <dpkg> mozilla > w3m
> <debian> What is a decent way to describe picky person?
> <odl> that is real cool
> <aland> I use OS X on my desktop, but Linux works great on my laptop
> *** Mode change "+o dondelelcaro" by ChanServ
> <assassin_bill> admir's tredding on risky ground talking of BSD here
> *** Mode change "+b *!*@moya.trilug.org" by dondelelcaro
> I've seen this particular individual attack me as well on the channel
> and I think this bs has got to stop. I dont see this type of behaviour
> on any other channels.
> Happy Trails
> John F. Davis
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