Emergency checkin procedures

Christopher Hicks chicks at chicks.net
Thu Oct 13 07:32:06 UTC 2005

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Joel Peshkin wrote:
> Daniel Berlin wrote:
>> I'm with vlad.
>> The way it was said was like a father talking to a bunch of kids.
>> It was simply not necessary to say it.
>> "If you kids don't behave, we'll turn this car right around"
> I think lpsolit and I set justdave up on this......

What Dave said was totally reasonable and shouldn't need to be defended. 
I understand that geeks tend to be a bit special socially speaking, but 
kneejerk comparisons of reasonable authority to poor parenting seems to be 
reading way too much into it to me.  If "don't abuse it or it'll go away" 
troubles you so how do you deal with other occassions of privelege?  If 
the community mindset is we want a leader with no clout or basis to make 
reasonable policy statements then I'd suggest people are shooting 
themselves in the foot.


"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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