On 9/21/06, Leslie Viljoen <leslieviljoen / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/21/06, Paul Lutus <nospam / nosite.zzz> wrote:
> > Berger, Daniel wrote:
> >
> > / ...
> >
> > >> Haven't you been reading the technical press lately? You are
> > >> doing your employer a disservice by seeming to use your QWest
> > >> soapbox (your status as a QWest employee) to criticize a book
> > >> publisher.
> > >
> > > <rant snipped>
> > >
> > > What in the world are you talking about?  Qwest is a telecom.  We do not
> > > publish books.  There is no conflict of interest here.
> >
> > Right. And George Bush is not a religious leader. It is all in how people
> > see things, not what they actually are. You are not paying attention to
> > appearances.
> >
> > > And there was no criticism in my question.
> >
> > No one said or implied that there was. I called it a personal grievance --
> > that seems accurate.
> >
> > > Please, don't try to guess why I'm asking - it won't work.
> >
> > Too late for that. You are far too transparent.
> >
> > And you are posting on matters having nothing remotely to do with your
> > employment, on company time. Your argument that there is no conflict of
> > interest is a double-edged sword -- it means you shouldn't be spending
> > company time on it.
>
> But how do you know the policies of anyone's company? Do you also work
> for Qwest?
> You are surely in the minority if you never post to mailing lists in
> your work time!
>
> Oh, are we arguing about silly things again?
> :-)
>

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