[Openmcl-devel] prompt-for-file (embarrassing question)

Dimitri Simos dim at lissys.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 31 10:24:26 PDT 2017

Horror of horrors, I hope I didn't sound as if I was suggesting Max 
shouldn't be heard!!
I thought it best to avoid steering the list off-topic (having sprinkled 
it with some of my random comments).

Max and I exchanged a couple of emails and I believe we're in fact on 
the same wavelength (I hope he'd agree), well within engineering 
tolerances. I shall now cease and desist and run away. Absolutely thanks 
for sharing.

On 31/03/2017 17:52, David McClain wrote:
> Well, I, for one, was quite happy to hear the perspectives of a younger generation, even if it was judged to be unsuited for the list. Thanks for sharing.
> - DM
>> On Mar 31, 2017, at 03:25, Max Rottenkolber <max at mr.gy> wrote:
>> As a youngster I feel I need to chime in and set some things right.
>> On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:41:01 +0100, Dimitri Simos wrote:
>>> My broader concern is for the next generation. After all this time, they
>>> really deserved to be able to get their hands on something at least as
>>> magical as the diskette that landed on my lap in the late '80s and changed my
>>> life. Then again, this generation will also fail to see a moon landing as I
>>> did, or to see a Europe united as I did, or to aspire to US values, or to
>>> enjoy reading dusty books under bedcovers instead of existing in a
>>> Whatsappiverse. We're really not being awfully nice to our kids. There, that
>>> felt good. I'll now shut up, crawl into a dark corner and be quietly old and
>>> fester.
>> While I did not see a moon landing, I also did not see a cold war. I did not
>> see Europe unite, but I did see states loose their sovereignty under it. I see
>> queers can have more of a life now. I see a strong feminist front that will
>> reconquer some outposts claimed by patriarchy. I see a united pro-migrant
>> movement, as well as a fascist build up akin to the 30s. I see a strong
>> developing world with living standards rapidly rising for the bulk of people. I
>> see globalization unfold, and a growing sense of international solidarity. In
>> Germany, we don’t get shot on protests anymore.
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