[nycbug-talk] Mailing Lists, egg on my face and bikesheds

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Aug 15 00:33:01 EDT 2012

On 08/15/12 00:30, Pete Wright wrote:
> Hi All,
> So I'd like to appologize regarding the thread I started yesterday
> regarding the nycbug-jobs@ list.  I was under the mistaken impression
> that it was for *BSD only jobs - and knowing how rare those jobs are I had
> configured my filters to send me an alert if anything showed up on that
> list.  I guess I got a little testy when I started seeing non-BSD jobs
> on there - so many crushed dreams - lol.
> I should have been a little smarter I reckon, and most def. should have
> been a bit less confrontational.  So, mae culpa - I hope I didn't piss
> off anyone looking for work.  Along those lines - if anyone is looking
> for work and having a hard go at it in NYC move to California! ;p  
> Just kidding - there is litterally a metric boat-load of Linux "ops"
> work out here - but once this current bubble bursts we'll see who is
> left standing...
> anywho - again:
> 1) sorry 'bout that thread on nycbug-jobs@
> 2) sorry 'bout this OT email
> 3) please appologize to that poor recruiter...i reckon i owe him a drink
> or something...

No need for apologies. (one 'p')

Just like with vendors that collide into our world, it's better to err
on the side of suspicion.

You've been with NYC*BUG since the very beginnings.  You have the right
gut instincts.

That's why we're still here.


PS: can someone start a thread on spell checking on Mutt?  That was the
most upsetting part of the email. . .


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