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Re: Groklaw attacks Alexander -- Again

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Groklaw attacks Alexander -- Again
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 16:23:36 +0200

Ha ha... I've noted amazing groklaw's comment from our resident GNUtian
Alan Linking-Is-Akin-To-"embryo which is derived from the egg and sperm"
Mackenzie <>:

PJ, please stop feeding the troll 

Authored by: AMackenzie on Tuesday, September 22 2009 @ 02:11 PM EDT 


Why do you keep quoting Alex Terekhov as though he were some sort of
(That's both a straight and a rhetorical question).

That poster is a plain troll and a spammer; intelligent, devious,
foul-mouthed, patronising, and allround thoroughly objectionable.
Together with
several anonymous posters, he has destroyed the gnu-misc-discuss mailing
The archive of the mailing list is at

Not so long ago, this list was vibrant and interesting, with discussions
over a
broad range of subjects, and its loss is a loss indeed.

Whilst the validity and bounds of the GPL are certainly on topic for
gnu-misc-discuss, these posters started foghorning it on the list,
perhaps two
or three years ago. The plain nastiness caused bona-fide posters to
unsubscribe, and the list is now dead. Perhaps that was the intention. 
Arguments that they are fouling up somebody else's patch and trespassing
on FSF
resources are ignored, as are other appeals to decency.

When the FSF created the mailing list it also created a usenet gateway
to it,
but mistakenly decided not to make the corresponding newsgroup
moderated. Those
were the early days of forums, and the people setting them up naively
that other posters would be, in the main, convivial and decent. It is
Usenet that these posters post.

PJ, every time you mention Terekhov as though he were in some way
you'll be sending him a gratifying tingle, encouraging him to carry on
with his
spamming and trolling. This is most galling to those of us who have
countless hours neutralising his FUD and trying to save the

Please, don't feed the trolls. Not even this one.



(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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