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Re: Useless and an apology



They `golfed` (sport , golf) on the moon ,
Story Musgrave sang a song when he fixed Hubble,
were humans go into space , 
humor follows .....;)

Chris PA5RWE

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luc Leblanc VE2DWE" <luclebla@sorel-tracy.qc.ca>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Cc: "Mike Gilchrist" <32one@earthlink.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 8:51 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Useless and an apology 


> On 8 Feb 2005 at 10:54, Mike Gilchrist wrote:
> 
> > Luc:
> > 
> > I want to publicly apologize for what was a callous and unthinking 
> post to 
> > this BB yesterday.  I really did not mean to slight any participant 
> in 
> > amateur radio or this community who does not use English as a first 
> 
> > language.  I did not mean to single you out for your use of a 
> second 
> > language.  I just didn't think it was appropriate to quote a "fun" 
> message 
> 
> You got the point Mike when you said " I will try to be more 
>  tolerant" If i reference to those 3 "fun" messages not only to 
> "your" message,  it's to demonstrate that between some limits many 
> subjects can be discuss on this BB.
> 
> I was not judging the purpose of the "fun" message but i'm aware that 
> some individual can ask for explanations regarding the real intent 
> behind a post. BTW i just ask for that on the recent GPS-tsunami 
> thread...
> 
> The reference i made to the often seen "OT" on this BB was made on 
> purpose to make us understand what is OT for one cannot be OT for the 
> otherother.
>  
> 
> I was in charge of the local club publicity couple of years ago and i 
> remember one fellow a french course teacher who as you said also 
> edited to a fault" It was fine slightly a pain in neck..but the only 
> one drawbacks we lost many articles in our monthly club journal.
> 
> I can imagine some folks reading on this BB who are not very good in 
> english they will refrain to ask for any questions fearing to be 
> edited. For the spell checker i'm using a french one and as you can 
> imagine he's not working very well in english. It is not a priority 
> here but i will look for one ASAP.
> 
> Thank's for your "mise au point" It is worthwhile for all of us. 
> 
> 
> "-"
> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
> Coordonnateur AMSAT Quebec coordonnator
> AMSAT 33583
> www.qsl.net/ve2dwe 
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