1993-09-22 - Re: Coding vs. Raving…. please don’t fight amongst yourselves!!

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <pmetzger@lehman.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: bbc1bd75d0456bda9bdaacaf3970efb6eb17f1f9b4129d8f427f4381707b375c
Message ID: <9309220032.AA23618@snark.lehman.com>
Reply To: <9309220023.AA05337@nagel.VIS.ColoState.EDU>
UTC Datetime: 1993-09-22 00:36:39 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 21 Sep 93 17:36:39 PDT

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <pmetzger@lehman.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 93 17:36:39 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Coding vs. Raving.... please don't fight amongst yourselves!!
In-Reply-To: <9309220023.AA05337@nagel.VIS.ColoState.EDU>
Message-ID: <9309220032.AA23618@snark.lehman.com>
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nate@vis.colostate.edu says:
> Well, do both...  Perry, you write some really awesome code,
> and Detweiler and some others will go off and investigate what
> they feel to be important...  If Perry does not want to listent to
> Detweiler's calls to action, don't - just delete the message and
> move on.

Its not as simple as that. Phil Zimmermann has explicitly asked, on
advice of his attorneys, that people stay calm on this and not start
spewing accusations out or agitating so as not to cause harm to his
case.  Detweiler thinks he's "helping" even though Phil and others
don't want his help and feel that they could end up in jail as a
result of it.