jeff on 25 Feb 2009 14:47:24 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] OT: cell tower near school

Walt Mankowski wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 02:07:09PM -0500, Art Alexion wrote:
>> On Wednesday 25 February 2009 10:40:02 am Walt Mankowski wrote:
>>> I don't know.  What is the point of asking about cell phone towers
>>> (and referencing people in Britain) for a Philadelphia Linux Users
>>> Group?  Surely there are better places to find out such information.
>>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:02:10AM +0900, wrote:
>>>> I don't know if the towers run Linux.  What is the point of an OT thread
>>>> if the topic were Linux on cell towers?  (I would definitely object to
>>>> children being exposed to radio-active Linux kernels.)
>> Regarding concern over transmissions from cell towers from people habitually 
>> holding handsets to their brains: as the song says, "Everybody wants to go to 
>> heaven, but nobody wants to die."
>> Regarding this and other OT posts: Lets not consume more bandwidth grousing 
>> about it than that used by the OT discussion itself.  Don't like OT posts, 
>> marked as such, in kmail (a Linux MUA) ctrl+del, in Evolution (another Linux 
>> MUA) ctrl+h, del, in thunderbird (a multi-platform MUA with a Linux version) 
>> shift+ctrl+a, del.  I don't know the hot key combo that Apple Mail (not a 
>> Linux MUA) app uses.
> Alternatively, people could just stop making so many off-topic
> posts...

They could also stop quoting entire messages when they reply to them.
That's a real space waster, I tellya.

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