(un)professional e-mail skills -- was Re: JOB: Linux System Administrator

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Fri Sep 17 07:13:00 MDT 2010


On Fri, 2010-09-17 at 07:11 -0600, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> Wait, wait, wait. Hold the phone. You mean to tell me, that because I
> call my system "GNU/Linux", I'm not superior to someone who calls it
> "Linux"?! You mean to tell me that because I use 100%
> Richard-Stallman-approved Free Software, I'm not superior to someone who
> uses Skype to video chat with their kids?! You mean to tell me, that
> becaue I bottom-post email in plain text, wrap my lines at 72
> characters, and only give one space after a full stop instead two, I'm
> not superior to the "corporate management email user" stereotype?!
> 
> Wow, you've just rocked my boat. Now I need to go rethink my life.
> 
> Does this mean I need to shave my beard too?

No, it means you need to grow your hair longer. The "righteousness
coefficient" can only be maximized by having long hair _and_ a beard.

-- 
Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org>



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