Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/05/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] R U GUYS Finished?
From: "Gary D. Whalen" <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 06:50:41 -0400

    It is not always what you say but the way you say it that gets you in
trouble.  If you want Erwins credentials why didn't you just e-mail him -

Kotsinadelis, Peter (Peter) wrote:

> OK, Now that every lurker and all else have come forth and kicked me after
> the gang trampled me with e-mails eaerlier, let me say this in my own
> defense (please).
> I make no apologies for questioning authority, never have.  I like
> democracy.
> For this I am called rude but no one has looked at the rudeness that was
> posed to me. But that appears OK with the LUGites if its in my direction.
> Numerous users replied "how dare I ask for his credentials." I ask WHY?
> Others start to pile up on the e-mails with "let's hang him, boys" type of
> comments.
> I have had numerous private e-mails sent me with name calling (I would say
> this is rude, but I guess its OK if its not in the other direction).
> One "gang" member tried to get me filtered out of the list because I upset
> him.
> Another wants to have all VOTE me out.
> ALL THIS for only asking for credentials.  The warmth from this group amazes
> me.
> Please no flames, replies or otherwise.  I too want to get back to talking
> about Leica products, both good and bad in my case, but did want to have a
> say in my own defense.
> Peter K