1996-12-24 - Re: Ebonics

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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Reply To: <199612241405.JAA16350@jafar.issl.atl.hp.com>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-24 16:52:10 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 24 Dec 1996 08:52:10 -0800 (PST)

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 1996 08:52:10 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Ebonics
In-Reply-To: <199612241405.JAA16350@jafar.issl.atl.hp.com>
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Jeff Barber <jeffb@issl.atl.hp.com> writes:

> Matthew J. Miszewski writes:
> > At 08:55 AM 12/23/96 -0500, Jeff Barber wrote:
> > >I've never seen Tim "advocate the unemployment" of anyone or any group.
> >
> > Funny, did he stutter when he said he regularly *practiced* such
> > discrimination at Intel?
> Matt, buy a dictionary.  "Practicing discrimination" is not the same
> as "advocating unemployment".
> I guess when I decline to hire you as my lawyer, I'll be "advocating your
> unemployment?"

Suppose you want to hire a C coder and practice discrimination against
the candidates who don't know any C. Do you advocate their unemployment?
Do you even care, as long as you don't have to pay their salary?


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
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