TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Digest Directions

Re: Digest Directions

Steven Lichter (
Wed, 08 Mar 2006 02:39:09 GMT

Tom Singleton wrote:

>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Thanks for your kind words, but I do
>> not think I will be doing it much longer. A few months, perhaps, and
>> maybe someone _responsible and trustworthy_ will take it over. I know
>> I have to find some permanent person for it soon; it worries me a lot
>> to think of incidents like last week and it just vanishes with no
>> warning. That would really be amazing if someone offered to buy the
>> Digest/web URL from me. PAT]

> Hi Pat,

> First, I wish you a full and speedy recovery, and many continued happy
> years.

> The Digest will not be the same without you, from any point of view.
> On the positive, your years of experience, interesting stories from
> the telecom past, and overall care and concern to prepare and present
> telecom information do not appear to be duplicatable from within our
> ranks. From that aspect, at best I suspect that the Digest will be a
> shell of it's former self, and most likely die after a while. We all
> will miss it.

> On the other hand, I doubt many will miss the unrelated and
> never-ending, one-sided, pseudo-political forum you continue to force
> us to endure in order to see the good stuff buried within. I for one
> will NOT miss your oh-poor-me David v. Goliath whinings against
> everything from business to cops to government to courts to cities to
> whatever has ever 'wronged' you, always without objective and
> reasonable information from the "other side" du jour. If the Digest
> survives, the LACK of those sorts of items will most likely be your
> most enduring epitaph.

> Good health. Hang in there.

> Ken Hoehn

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: (Sticking out tongue, making a
> passing 'gas'-like sound at you). I see you are no good for your
> promises, either. You promised me -- assured me -- you were never
> going to read nor offer any support here ever again after your last
> hissy fit here a couple years ago. But here you are again. You are
> _not_ being forced to read anything here, Ken. Why don't you have
> one of the guys help you get a working filter on your computer? Set
> it to block everything between "TELECOM Digest Editor's Note:" and
> "PAT". Then your virgin and undefiled eyes will not be subject to
> viewing/hearing truths you do not undestand nor want to deal
> with. You are welcome! PAT]

I can remember many years ago, Pat took on GTE, when I was reporting
fire data from Southern California and I sent out a company private
number with the posting. Some friends of mine that are still with
Verizon say they still hear about it. Got my e-mail access with the
company cut off, but still had my own.

The only good spammer is a dead one!! Have you hunted one down today?
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