On Augmenting Insults: WAS Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Fwd: [issues] Ockham's Razor
Intriguingly, it allows the insults to be separated from the intent.
So I can write a really insulting message as, (01)
Dear So-and-so http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Shaker/, (02)
I have considered your proposals for Y and
How you ever came to this idea http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Shaker/ I shall
So, a question for all the wannabe lawyers out there is, if one of those insults
would be libelous when inline, what's it's status if I just post the link
That raises issues for transclusions, I think.
For example, imagine I had meant some other link, but had mistyped the URL so
that it went to the auto-insulter. (05)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 8:22 PM
Subject: Largely OFFTOPIC: Augmenting Insults: WAS Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Fwd:
[issues] Ockham's Razor (07)
> This is great.
> An automatic Shakespearian insulter.
> The dark side of technology exposed.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric Armstrong" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 8:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Fwd: [issues] Ockham's Razor
> > Peter Jones wrote:
> > >
> > > Ouch!
> > > Any more like that and I'll get my top-notch Monty Python's Professional
> > > Insulting Kit out of mothballs.
> > > Then you'll be sorry.
> > >
> > THIS, I can't wait for.
> > Published by the Ministry of Silly Walks, no doubt.