Re: security issues
- Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2017 16:35:21 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: security issues
On Saturday 26 August 2017 15:43:40 Brian wrote:
> [Lots of snipping]
> On Sat 26 Aug 2017 at 15:25:53 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Saturday 26 August 2017 14:51:41 Brian wrote:
> > > That's what you think! But while you are slumbering, she is
> > > emailing friends and talking with Donald on Twitter. Never
> > > underestimate a woman's ability to manipulate a communication
> > > medium.
> > Ahh, no. This one is 77 yo, dying of COPD slowly but surely. She
> > also fell and broke a hip back in February, which was replaced, and
> > what little moving around is usually with e walker assist, and just
> > to the potty chair 10 feet from the recliner she has taken up
> > residence in, and with an oxy hose hanging on her ears, probably
> > sleeps 12-16 hours a day. Not at all computer litterate. Ever.
> > A retired elementary school music teacher, she was once forced to
> > use an elderly PB 286 computer with 2 floppy disks, running dos3.2,
> > to do her report cards. That disaster was not, to my knowledge,
> > repeated. One of the reasons she took her 34 years of credit for
> > teaching and retired in the late 90's.
> > I am doing all the housekeeping and cooking since February. And I do
> > take time out for "my stuff" like these mailing lists, and
> > converting elderly machine tools, mills and lathes, to 10x the
> > original precision with linuxcnc, new drive screws and me making at
> > least half the hardware to make the conversions. And I just wrote
> > the gcodes to put a new barrel in old meat in the pot, chambered for
> > 6.5 Creedmoor. The barrels in it from the early '60's up till now
> > have all been for the 30-06 Ackley Improved, but its kick was
> > beginning to beat the old man up. So I do this stuff to keep me out
> > of the bars. Seems to be working fairly well... ;-) And I make
> > some furniture from time to time.
> You and your wife have my sympathy and best wishes, My response was
> intended to be light-hearted, but, sometimes, hitting the mark is
> wildly off.
NP Brian, you had no first hand idea as to where I was coming from. And I
wasn't looking for sympathy, just describing my situation & why I make
recommendations that don't fit a busy, multiuser site at all well. I
have no other users here except me. If I muck it up, I'm the scapegoat,
complete with the chin whiskers. :)
I have had the ultimate revenge on those who were enemies at one time,
I've outlived the turkeys without doing anything to hasten their
Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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