[QtExtended] some things

Franky Van Liedekerke liedekef at telenet.be
Tue Mar 17 11:25:04 CET 2009

sorry, but this is way over the top ... personal insults don't belong to a
public mailing list. Please stop this, Dale.

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 12:29 AM, Dale Maggee <antisol at internode.on.net>wrote:

> Hash: SHA1
> Lorn Potter wrote:
> > Dale Maggee wrote:
> >> Aah, the fun continues...
> >
> > [snip utter nonsense]
> "Utter nonsense", again, including questions which you persist in
> ignoring, and discussion of the issues with your shit software which you
>  categorically refuse to discuss or even acknowledge exist.
> >
> http://www.netalert.gov.au/advice/behaviour/netiquette_emoticons/What_is_netiquette.html
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netiquette
> So... you can copy and paste a web address, good for you!
> I guess, it *is* more than I would have expected from someone of your
> "special-ness". Were the people at the spastic society proud of you for
> accomplishing that? did they give you a gold star?
> You *really are* a fucking retard, you know that, don't you?
> from the netalert website that YOU LINKED TO:
> Examples of netiquette include:
>    * responding appropriately to requests
> Congratulations, Lorn, you complete fucking idiot, you fucking liar, you
> absolute wanker - You've just demonstrated, once again, for the entire
> world's verification, that you're the stupidest motherfucker on it.
> I can't believe you would link to a page which confirms that you broke
> "netiquette" first, and that any response telling you that you're a
> fucking liar, or a fucking wanker, or a fucking retard is entirely
> justified and warranted.
> Actually, I can believe it - why stop contradicting yourself just
> because you look like a retard?
> I have links, too!
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deception
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honour
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morality
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retard
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiot_(usage)<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiot_%28usage%29>
> Given that you insist on ignoring the issues at hand:
> Wow, I have to give you credit - you certainly are good at completely
> ignoring damning evidence and not answering questions directly put to
> you multiple times. Ever considered a career in politics? You'd fit in
> really well there!
> How Long does it take to type your address on your freerunner, using the
> methods described...errr...three(?) emails ago? and now, how long does
> it take on your PC?
> How long did it take you to type up my sample sms on your FR running
> QTe? and why did you do that "Many Times", as you claim? seems like
> wasted effort to me...
> > > [snip useless drivel]
> This "useless drivel" Lorn refers to is me demonstrating that Lorn is
> either lying or a complete retard. The fact that he refuses to even
> acknowledge this and attempted to trim it from all further
> correspondence indicates to me that it's malice, not stupidity.
> I'll restore this in the vain hope that perhaps he might address it,
> rather than ignore it as he has consistently done all afternoon:
> >> > > No one said to use the little qwerty keyboard with fingers.
> Lorn Potter wrote at 12:41pm:
> >> > >Then you can easily switch to the qwerty keyboard.
> Lorn Potter wrote at 12:41pm:
> >> > > You can even use this with big fingers and hit in between letters
> >> > > and it will still work (suggestively) well.
> Now, we were discussing the predictive keyboard, and you told me that I
> "could easily switch to the qwerty keyboard"... which qwerty keyboard
> were you referring to, exactly, if not the little qwerty keyboard? There
> are only two: the predictive keyboard and the qwerty keyboard. Unless
> you're trying to tell me that there's a difference between 'keyboard'
> and 'docked keyboard'.
> I call "bullshit".
> Lorn, you're either completely full of shit, or you have no idea what
> the fuck you're talking about. Due to the old adage "never attribute to
> malice that which can be explained by stupidity", I'll give you an
> opportunity to publicly apologise and explain exactly what the hell
> you're on about...
> >> >> the way it works, because IT DOESN'T WORK THE WAY YOU'RE SAYING.
> > >
> > > It does.
> No, it doesn't. You're either a liar or a fucking retard. I lean towards
> "Liar".
> If you're a liar, you're *also* a fucking retard - when lying, the
> non-retard would come up with a *credible* lie, which you're not even
> bothering with... Or is it that you're just not clever enough?
> > > You have absolutely no idea which parts of Qtopia I worked on, so you
> > > cannot say I have done a bad job, when in fact, I had no contact with
> > > this code.
> I didn't say "Bad", I said "shit", which is worse than bad.
> and, Yeah, I can: Watch me: "You've done a shit job."
> Regardless of any contact you may or may not have had with the code, or
> your contributions or lack thereof to qtopia, you have done a shit job.
> Firstly, where's the QTe release that was coming in December? why such
> inadequate communication? You've done a shit Job.
> Secondly, you've done an absolutely abysmal job today. Refusing to
> acknowledge or address my concerns, as far as I'm concerned, means that
> you're just a fucking wanker who has no sense of pride in his work, and
> would rather pretend that a product is adequate, when it's clearly not,
> than even acknowledge it's faults. This is a *SHIT JOB*, and you've done
> it. Hence, sing it with me:
> > > I suppose, 'those that cannot do, just complain and expect someone
> > > else to fix things for them'.
> See, yet again, you're wrong... I guess nobody should be suprised by
> this at this point, because you have such a legacy of being wrong this
> afternoon, not to mention deceptive, ignorant, arrogant, immoral, rude,
> and stupid. Which is what I'd expect of the complete and utter wanker
> you've demonstrated yourself to be this afternoon. All I wanted was
> acknowledgment that the problem I described exists. I never said "Fix it
> Now", or anything or the sort. I raised an issue with the software,
> based on real-world usage, and you effectively told me that it wasn't a
> problem, that the problem I'm having is a result of how I'm using it. I
> suggested a way that this problem could be fixed, with a very minimal
> change, and keep everybody happy, and you failed to even acknowledge
> that I had made a suggestion. Instead, you dismissed it offhand by
> trying to tell me that I need to use it differently (providing
> information which does *not* solve the issue I raised), demonstrating
> your contempt for the process of user-feedback and a complete lack of
> professionalism. Other people agreed with me, and still you have
> categorically refused to acknowledge the problem, or even to perform the
> tests I have provided in order to demonstrate it. You have not directly
> answered one single question I have posed to you with relation to the
> issues I raised, preferring to avoid actually discussing the issue by
> instead focusing on my choice of words.
> Basically, you're:
> a) Full of shit: Deceptive and evasive.
> b) Quite stupid to think I would swallow the shit you're trying to feed me
> c) Incompetent. A developer worth his salt would acknowledge the issue
> and at least consider ways of dealing with it, rather than trying to
> bury his head in the sand
> d) Unsuited to be in a public-facing role, as you clearly lack the
> decorum to respond adequately to criticism. Sarton even pointed this out
> to you, and still you proceeded to respond inappropriately. In addition,
> sending such unprofessional emails from your company address might have
> been a really, really, really bad thing for you to do - are you
> representing the company here? Does Trolltech / QT / Nokia / whatever
> you're calling yourselves these days also take the "That's not a problem
> because I say so" approach? If so, I'll have to remember to avoid them
> at all costs in all my future endeavours.
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