[Coco] Status, anyone?
Richard E. Crisilip
rcrislip at neo.rr.com
Tue Feb 1 22:38:29 EST 2011
On Tuesday 01 February 2011 20:28:31 Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
> I would hate to be Bill Cousert today.
> He's down and he's been kicked, so let's give him a chance to get up and
> shake himself off... I agree that if you don't have a dog in the fight,
> you should stay out of the subsequent arguments, but he's a fellow CoCoer,
> so let's show him a little grace.
> Mark pretty much said it all in his earlier message. To be frank, he and I
> have had disagreements on the direction of the SuperBoard, and what should
> be done. I fully understand the position of those who have paid and have
> been waiting. However, in the end, he is in control since he is the
> hardware designer, has made the financial investments in the parts, and
> holds the purse strings of the project. I can only advise.
> If there is any good news here, it is that the designs that Mark is
> contemplating will be nearly compatible with the existing NitrOS-9 drivers
> that are already available. This should bode well for software support.
> In March, we are hosting Mark & Sandy here in Louisiana for the Mardi Gras
> week. During that time, Mark will be at Lab South and I'm sure we'll have
> some time to go over the project. I am hopeful that this impasse can
> finally be breached and that we can have hardware before the end of the
> year. Mark is the one who can make that happen. --
> Boisy G. Pitre
> On Feb 1, 2011, at 6:38 PM, tonym wrote:
> > Actually, here's what you missed:
> > "Maybe he ran off with Stephen Disney?"
> > "I think it's about time that Mark offers a refund. He promised the units
> > in a few months and failed to keep his end of the bargain. I could
> > understand it taking maybe twice as long, but it's nearing ten times the
> > estimated completion time."
> > "Nope. Not a troll. Just a bit overly concerned."
> > "Excuse me? You promised a product in three months and it's been nearly
> > four years. Don't you think we have a right to be concerned?"
> > And all of this from a troll who didn't even do the $100 pre-order!
> > Using the word "We" pretty loosely...
> > Wikipedia Entry for Troll:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_%28Internet%29
> > "In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,
> > extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an
> > online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of
> > provoking other users into a desired emotional response or of
> > otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion."
> > Hot damn.
> > The shoe fits.
> > What a shocker.
> > Tony
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Brian Blake" <random.rodder at gmail.com>
> > Sent 2/1/2011 3:27:40 PM
> > To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Coco] Status, anyone?
> > Did I miss something somewhere? I didn't see any mention of Roger's Drive
> > Pak; with exception of Roger's own post yesterday, to which I haven't
> > seen a response from anyone... And I don't know who Bill or Paul are,
> > but, I've already expressed my opinion, so... On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at
> > 3:19 PM, Wayne Campbell <asa.rand at gmail.com> wrote: > This is
> > interesting. I am following a thread where Bill Cousert is being >
> > abased for a topic started by someone I am not familiar with, paulh96636
> > at > aol.com, as a reply to a thread started by Roger Taylor about his
> > Drive > Paks coming out, which is a completely different subject. This
> > thread has > condemned Bill for even participating in the conversation,
> > as his response > did not show up until after Steve Bjork's response. I
> > am very happy that > Steve was not the one who was jumped on, but Bill
> > deserves it even less than > Steve does. Who is Paul H.? After all,
> > Bill's only mistake was making a bad > joke. > > > "Maybe he ran off
> > with Stephen Disney?" > > It isn't funny to me. But it isn't offensive,
> > either. I have no interest in > Mark's sexual preference, and would not
> > care who he ran off with. To me, > this is just a bad joke, not
> > something to rake him over the coals for. That > privelege belongs to
> > Paul H. for starting the whole thing. > > > "Regarding the soon to be
> > forgotten, apparently, what is the status > of the Superboard, into
> > which many have already invested $100 or more? > > > -ph " > > It was
> > refreshing to see the conversation turn towards a more positive > note.
> > If I could, I would happily buy someone's slot from them. > > [Coco]
> > Drive Paks are coming Roger Taylor > a.. [Coco] Status, anyone?
> > paulh96636 at aol.com > a.. [Coco] Status, anyone? Steve Bjork > a..
> > [Coco] Status, anyone? Bill Cousert > ----- Original Message ----- From:
> > "Steven Hirsch" <snhirsch at gmail.com> > > To: "CoCoList for Color
> > Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com> > Sent: Tuesday, February
> > 01, 2011 12:00 PM > > Subject: Re: [Coco] Status, anyone? > > > On Tue,
> > 1 Feb 2011, Aaron Wolfe wrote: >> >> I second this, will also spend $100
> > to buy a spot from anyone who is >>> upset. >>> >> >> Ditto for me.
> > Looks like a terrific product. >> >> Cloud9 has supported the CoCo
> > community with great products, they even >>> provide some free of
> > charge. they provide excellent technical support >>> and >>> repairs.
> > they support the community by attending CoCoFest. >>> >>> No other
> > company has done so much for us. >>> >> >> That about sums it up. I've
> > spent a fair amount of my hard-earned money >> on Cloud-9 products and
> > have never been disappointed. >> >> Steve >> >> >> -- >> >> >> -- >>
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I am pretty sure I have a dog oin the hunt too, and I concur with the sediment
of the vast majority on the board, AND I concur with Boisy's request for
civillty towards BIll. With all that is happening in the world today and with
the unwillingness to tolerate diversity of opinions, I strongly request that
we end this now. TIA
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