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Re: post-moderating this list

From: Stephen Montgomery-Smith
Subject: Re: post-moderating this list
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:00:48 -0600
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On 12/21/2012 08:34 PM, Benjamin Abbott wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2012, at 9:09 PM, Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>> ________________________________
>>> From: Freddy López <address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>>
>>> To: edmund ronald <address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>>
>>> Cc: Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>>; "address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>" <address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>>
>>> Sent: Friday, December 21, 2012 10:25 PM
>>> Subject: Re: post-moderating this list
>>> Why are we again discussing about philosophies and language traps? 
>>> Vote. I vote for the list moderation.
>> I think you've forgotten how it happened.
>> Jordi jumped out of ambush and started saying utter nonsense about
>> METIS calling it non-open source despite the _fact_ that METIS is
>> source is _freely_ (one doesn't have to pay and doesn't have to accept
>> EULA) downloading.
> Assuming the standard definition, METIS is *not* "Open Source"
> And may not be linked to Octave and then distributed without violating
> Octave's GPL license.  For individual use you are free to use both METIS
>  and Octave's source code as you like.
> Ben

Ben, didn't you already say this to Sergei a few days ago?  Why tell him
again when he obviously didn't get it the first time?

People, if you want this stuff to cease on octave-help, I highly
recommend you stop feeding the trolls.

I have seen this work on other mailing lists.  In fact, on one mailing
list I was on, one person took it upon himself to email everyone who
replied to this kind of stuff with a single sentence "stop feeding the


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