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Started by legg January 13, 2020
On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:29:11 AM UTC+11, Robert Baer wrote:
> Sea wrote: > > On 01/22/2020 07:57 PM, Robert Baer wrote: > >>> > >>    In the first place, i did not even hint about Linux, which is not > >> exactly free. > > > > What do think is inexact about it? It feels exactly free, along with the > > boatload of software that inevitably comes along with it. Your > > SeaMonster internet suite is free. A year ago I was getting free coffee > > at an evacuation center while a wildfire was burning thru the area. The > > free section of craigslist has some numbingly nice stuff. Right now I'm > > sitting at a free desk. > Absolutely NONE of what you mentioned is free. > > The Linux OS was not free nor the software you mentioned. > At minimum, you SPENT time and energy for research (distro? version? > etc?), ditto to get (download at minimum) the files; then time and > energy to install.
It takes time and quite often money to change your system at all. Linux software is free. You have to make an effort to take advantage of it. That isn't a cost you can attach to the software.
> The SeaMonkey browser may be worse, in that on occasion, one must > check for upgrades and fiddle with that.
Again, not a cost you can attach to the software.
> And, that cup of coffee cost time and money: the beans had to be > transported from South America, processed, ground, packaged, > cooked/processed into the water (also not free), poured into the (not > free) cup and was handed to you. > > Craig's list is not free; costs you time and indirectly money to sign > up for it as well as use it.
But you didn't have to pay for any of it.
> Finally, that desk you rave about so much costs the energy to fell > the trees, as well as the engineering time to design the desk, the labor > to cut the wood into appropriate shapes, assemble; then transport to > where it was placed. > > NOT a GD thing you mentioned was free - not even your mad raving.
Robert Baer provides lunatic delusions for free. They cost him credibility (or would if he had any left), and they cost his readers the time it takes to read them, but that's not a cost you can attach to the lunacies presented. -- Bill Sloman, Sydney
On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:45:53 AM UTC-5, Sea wrote:
> On 01/22/2020 07:57 PM, Robert Baer wrote: > >> > > In the first place, i did not even hint about Linux, which is not > > exactly free. > > What do think is inexact about it? It feels exactly free, along with the > boatload of software that inevitably comes along with it. Your > SeaMonster internet suite is free. A year ago I was getting free coffee > at an evacuation center while a wildfire was burning thru the area. The > free section of craigslist has some numbingly nice stuff. Right now I'm > sitting at a free desk.
So are you glad that you replied to him??? -- Rick C. -+ Get 1,000 miles of free Supercharging -+ Tesla referral code - https://ts.la/richard11209
On 01/23/2020 03:59 PM, Rick C wrote:
> On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:45:53 AM UTC-5, Sea wrote: >> On 01/22/2020 07:57 PM, Robert Baer wrote: >>>> >>> In the first place, i did not even hint about Linux, which is not >>> exactly free. >> >> What do think is inexact about it? It feels exactly free, along with the >> boatload of software that inevitably comes along with it. Your >> SeaMonster internet suite is free. A year ago I was getting free coffee >> at an evacuation center while a wildfire was burning thru the area. The >> free section of craigslist has some numbingly nice stuff. Right now I'm >> sitting at a free desk. > > So are you glad that you replied to him???
He's nuts! Robert Baer has to PAY to breathe! The time, effort to move air, calories used...
On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 11:25:50 PM UTC-5, Sea wrote:
> On 01/23/2020 03:59 PM, Rick C wrote: > > On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:45:53 AM UTC-5, Sea wrote: > >> On 01/22/2020 07:57 PM, Robert Baer wrote: > >>>> > >>> In the first place, i did not even hint about Linux, which is not > >>> exactly free. > >> > >> What do think is inexact about it? It feels exactly free, along with the > >> boatload of software that inevitably comes along with it. Your > >> SeaMonster internet suite is free. A year ago I was getting free coffee > >> at an evacuation center while a wildfire was burning thru the area. The > >> free section of craigslist has some numbingly nice stuff. Right now I'm > >> sitting at a free desk. > > > > So are you glad that you replied to him??? > > He's nuts! Robert Baer has to PAY to breathe! The time, effort to move > air, calories used...
Forget about it Jake. It's the Internet... -- Rick C. +- Get 1,000 miles of free Supercharging +- Tesla referral code - https://ts.la/richard11209
Sea wrote:
> On 01/23/2020 03:59 PM, Rick C wrote: >> On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:45:53 AM UTC-5, Sea wrote: >>> On 01/22/2020 07:57 PM, Robert Baer wrote: >>>>> >>>>     In the first place, i did not even hint about Linux, which is not >>>> exactly free. >>> >>> What do think is inexact about it? It feels exactly free, along with the >>> boatload of software that inevitably comes along with it. Your >>> SeaMonster internet suite is free. A year ago I was getting free coffee >>> at an evacuation center while a wildfire was burning thru the area. The >>> free section of craigslist has some numbingly nice stuff. Right now I'm >>> sitting at a free desk. >> >> So are you glad that you replied to him??? > > He's nuts! Robert Baer has to PAY to breathe! The time, effort to move > air, calories used...
So do you.