Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

Most of the members of Team Kimberlin have demonstrated very thin skins. The TKPOTD  for seven years ago today and a second post On Taste poked fun at Bill Schmalfeldt.

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The Dreadful Pro-Se Schmalfeldt™ sent this cover letter with a copy of the motion to dismiss he filed in the current peace order case.

Oh my, whatever shall I do!

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The Cabin Boy™ didn’t enjoy some of the comments the Gentle Readers made concerning his letterhead, and responded with the tweet in the post below.

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The only problem with Microsoft is that they just have no taste. They have absolutely no taste, and I don’t mean that in a small way, I mean that in a big way. They don’t think of original ideas, and they don’t bring much culture into their product. You say, why is that important? Proportionally spaced fonts come from type-setting and beautiful books, that’s where one gets the idea. If it weren’t for the Mac, they would never have that in their products. So I’m saddened—not by Microsoft’s success, I have no problem with their success. They’ve earned their success, for the most part. I have a problem with the fact that they just make really third-rate products. Their products have no spirit to them. They have no spirit of enlightenment about them. They are very pedestrian. And the sad part is that a lot of customers don’t have a lot of that spirit either.

—Steve Jobs

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De gustibus non est disputandum.

—Latin Proverb

However, Job’s was right, and so were the Gentle Readers.

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