Re: Klingon silliness

From: John O'Conner (
Date: Mon Feb 26 2001 - 17:32:26 EST

> If it were up to me alone, I would put that proposal in the bin of things
> that have been politely refused. The fact that it has not yet gone to the
> great bit-bucket in the sky probably reflects the general esteem in which
> the gentlebeing who proposed it is held.

Yes, I think we all highly regard the person who proposed it. So, please no
one should construe this as an attack upon a person.

Knowing that the proposal has been placed on the back burner, knowing that
it isn't really taken seriously any longer, in the true spirit of a Klingon,
let us now kill the proposal and thus leave it some dignity among its
supporters. Dragging it around in its weakened state, knowing that it will
not recover, is not honorable. It is disgraceful. Some Klingon next-of-kin
should step forward here...encourage the consortium to let the proposal die
with honor, with dignity. It's the Klingon way...

Appealing to Klingon ethics and sentiment,

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