[LINK] RFI: ADLS2+ Performance

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Wed Jul 11 09:07:39 AEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 07:53:02PM +1000, TKoltai wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 02:36:44PM +1000, TKoltai wrote:
> > 
> > > The term "Signal to Noise Ratio" can and is used for many different 
> > > purposes.
> > 
> > *ALL* of which are related to information transmission or 
> > extraction in one form or another.
> Err, in my day it used to be related to the difference between the Truth
> Newspaper and the Australian.
> In today's parlance... A Story about Kardashian hairstyle versus an item
> about an imminent ELE.
> A negative Signal to Noise ratio would place the Kardashian story ahead
> of the End of the world article.   (In someone's famous words, awaiting
> the guillotine, "Who cares which side my part is on Madame.. I am about
> to lose my head." [I think it was "a Monty Python Sketch...)

you out-perform a random sentence generator for bizarre irrelevancy and
batshit-insane incomprehensibility. and it's not deliberate, it's natural.

stop. no, really, stop. i'm not making friendly conversation or
indulging in light banter. i just want you to fucking stop. you're
not funny or amusing, or interesting or informative. you're just an
attention-trolling kook who wont shut up.

> My apologies for playing with the language; I shall try to be less
> oblique next time by the use of age appropriate punctuation... i.e.:
> ;-) or perhaps a more modernistic version, like LOL.

you weren't playing with language, you were just making shit up,
pretending to have a clue what you were talking about, and tossed in
a science-y sounding phrase about SNR as some kind of bogus appeal to

you're completely transparent and you're not fooling anyone.


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

BOFH excuse #75:

There isn't any problem

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