Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at
Wed Oct 15 16:09:36 BST 2008

On 15 Oct 2008, at 15:51, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 15:24 +0100, Ash Berlin wrote:
>>>> Ah well, I suppose it was useful to some people while it lasted.  
>>>> Now
>>>> I guess it's gone the way of Plaxo.
>>> it's still somewhat useful to identify professionals asking
>>> questions on
>>> open source projects mailing list behind the smokescreen;
>>> or,
>>> at least, that's how I've been using it for a while.
>>> ciao,
>>> Emmanuele.
>> Since when did professional mean that they didn't contribute anything
>> to open source projects?
> let me reply to your question with another question: and from which  
> part
> of my usage of the word "professionals" have you inferred any implied
> wrong doing on their (or mine, for that matter) side?
> ciao,
> Emmanuele.

The 'identify professionals' bit. Obviously just my cynical view of  
the world (i.e. why else would *I* want to identify them)


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