[RC5] Holding blocks hostage
cstoudt at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 19 09:17:59 EST 1997
Well today's word of the day from: Wordsmith [wsmith at wordsmith.org]
dis.dain v. i. To be filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous anger;
to be haughty.
dis.dain n. [OE. desdain, disdein, OF. desdein, desdaing, F. d['e]dain,
fr. the verb. See Disdain, v. t.] 1. A feeling of contempt and
aversion; the regarding anything as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn.
dis.dain v. t. [OE. disdainen, desdainen, OF. desdeigner, desdaigner,
F. d['e]daigner; des- (L. dis-) + daigner to deign, fr. L. dignari
to deem worthy. See Deign.] 1. To think unworthy; to deem unsuitable
or unbecoming; as, to disdain to do a mean act.
Somehow I think this fits how sometimes these threads just go a little too far and attack each other too much...
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From: A. J. Clark [SMTP:adamc at dowco.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 1997 11:03 AM
To: rc5 at llamas.net
Subject: Re: [RC5] Holding blocks hostage
Christopher Hodson (Consultant) wrote:
> OK, after much deliberation, I 've decided that as an act of good faith,
> I will release 1 block per day until the source code is freed.
Wow, what a hero. RC5-64 will be saved!
Maybe you didn't get the gist of what people were saying. A) You're a
moron, and B) The rest of the world doesn't care about your blocks.
> p.s. As one of the developers who does not own a Porsche, I would like
> of those as well.
Developer of what?
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