jquinn at nntp.best.com
Wed Jul 3 09:17:57 EST 1996
Joe Felsenstein (joe at evolution.genetics.washington.edu) wrote:
: In article <Andy.Law-0207960924220001 at pc0734.ri.bbsrc.ac.uk>,
: Andy Law <Andy.Law at bbsrc.ac.uk> wrote:
: >This is shaping up for a traditional my-machine-is-better-than-yours
: >religous war. Since I think we can assume that we are (mostly) intelligent
: >adults here, can we nip this in the bud right now, or take it off to one
: >of the advocacy groups where it can die its prolonged and unpleasant death
: >unnoticed by those who don't really care?
: You don't understand. These folks are convinced that if they can just make one
: more comment, the other side will give in, grovel, change over from
: advocating operating system X to agreeing that those who advocated operating
: system Y were right all along. It's a form of addiction.
Joe has hit the nail on the head.
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