On 12/3/2015 12:24 PM, John C Klensin wrote:
While I agree with you (and John Levine) that there is almost no
chance of this working, I think Jacob's very considerable
contributions in areas of messaging and online discussions
justify, perhaps even require, being somewhat less dismissive.
It has /no/ chance of working.
It is a very old, very tired, very failed, and long-dismissed approach.
The proposal reflected no sense of the topic's history and demonstrated
no sense of the challenges.
Yet the proposal asserted simplistic 'certitude' not curiosity-driven
Given how wasteful posting such a proposal is, my response was arguably
more polite than warranted, not less. And while the poster's background
shouldn't matter, in this case it would have justified even less
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