godspeed, steve

Christian Sciberras uuf6429 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 12:18:51 EDT 2011

Just because no one deserves to die from cancer doesn't mean you can post
things around about it, especially in inappropriate places.

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 6:02 PM, <Bowerbird at aol.com> wrote:

> christian sciberras said:

> > spam


> i'm guessing that you did not _intend_

> for that to sound quite that insensitive,

> so i'll choose not to interpret it that way.


> you probably were trying, in your own way,

> as clumsy as it may be, just to encourage me

> to "get back on-topic", which i would assume

> means to post about markdown, even though

> the so-called "inventor" of markdown, gruber,

> would be the first to tell you that if it wasn't for

> steve jobs, he'd likely be in another line of work.


> so i'd think your definition of "on-topic" is narrow.


> but nonetheless, fine. i'd like a little recovery-time,

> so i won't discuss it right now, but i can point y'all to

> an interesting article, by joe hewitt, where he discusses

> how he uses markdown with dropbox to handle his blog.


> > http://static.joehewitt.com/2011/10/03/dropbox-is-my-publish-button


> i will indeed want to discuss this article sometime later, so

> christian, if you want to go read it, and start the discussion,

> please feel free to contribute to the list in a meaningful way,

> instead of whining, so -- in contrast to death from cancer --

> nobody has to wonder if you are really that insensitive or not.


> -bowerbird


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