BIND Masters and slaves

Michael De Roover isc at
Mon Jun 15 19:49:26 UTC 2020

People call me weeb and say the word autistic often, which are because.. 
well, I am a weeb (as in I like anime) and some conversations on the 
internet are just autistic. I have Asperger's Syndrome and am a weeb 
myself. I am not offended by either, short of people inappropriately 
calling me so (not very often!). It seems that the same applies from 
e.g. the black community.

I can only talk about my own "diseases" and the impact upon me. I have 
been in healthcare for about a decade for the Asperger's Syndrome part 
which I will focus on. It has no relation the black community whatsoever 
but is similarly an underrepresented and misrepresented community. It is 
also a minority. With that aside, I seek no sympathy whatsoever on any 
of that. I got out of those bullshit institutions out of willpower, they 
sought to repress it all, taking out of my hands any task that would 
require any responsibility whatsoever. I actively pushed against all of 
that for all that time because I knew that I wouldn't want to stay in 
those places forever, and instead be a fully functional member of 
society. And here I am. Living on my own for 3 years so far, doing just 
fine. I do not consider Asperger's Syndrome a disease at this point, 
rather a cognitive boost since usually AS means that there is a 
significant boost in logic ability, at the cost of social ability. 
Please keep that in mind when judging my messages, but other than that I 
couldn't care less about my "disease".

What I'm trying to say through similar advocating to ban "bad words" 
like autism that I've experienced is that most likely the community 
these Twitter people seek to advocate for.. usually don't care. Case in 
point, yours truly. You can call me autistic and I'd really just say - 
more power to you and I guess I am on the internet after all where 
nobody gives a damn. And more power to the internet for being that way.

Let's solve actual problems such as waiting lists for autists in their 
youth from being allowed to professional healthcare institutions where 
they can learn to cope with it. Myself, I had to wait for several years 
multiple times because government just keeps on cutting the healthcare 
budget which hurts our sector the most, despite promising the exact 
opposite during elections. Shorten the waiting lists! Oh crap the budget 
is cut again and waiting lists have to be extended yet again. Thank you 
dear politician who did the same crap all over again!

Fight for real causes, not what I can only describe as censorship which 
doesn't help anyone.

On 6/15/20 9:33 PM, Gregory Sloop wrote:
> Re: BIND Masters and slaves This whole discussion seems so misguided.
> The TLDR; version, at least for me is;
> Does it really cost you that much to use language that's polite and 
> kind to those around you, and change that language to live up to those 
> ideals when you can?
> Sure you _have the right_ to run down the street and yell 
> impolite/angry/mysoginistic epithets and racial insults at those 
> around you.
> But rather than focusing on _your rights_, how about spending a few 
> minutes considering how you'd feel if people did equally insensitive 
> things to your mom, you sister, your wife, or your best friend.
> When viewed from that perspective, the "outrage" at not using/changing 
> terms like master/slave in BIND seem, at least to my mind, kind of 
> hyperbolic.
> You can call it politically correct, but I generally like to call it 
> "being nice" or "polite" or "kind."
> When did it suddenly become so wrong to be gentle, kind and caring? 
> [That's a rhetorical question, so no need to "answer" it.]
> The BIND and DHCP lists have historically been incredible lists for 
> really polite and helpful people over the many years I've subscribed 
> and participated. IME, these lists have been far superior to nearly 
> any other lists I've been a part of. Super helpful. Really nice 
> people> Super respectful. Totally awesome. I'm nearly always chuffed 
> to see the behavior here.
> I hope that continues.
> *MDR> Completely aside from the topic at hand, I often like to think that
> MDR> after a few years I mastered something. System administration,
> MDR> electronics, programming, whatever has piqued my interest for several
> MDR> years already and got me to invest in it. It is never true. The first
> MDR> profession I pursued was system administration and Linux in general.
> MDR> Even today I still learn so much on the daily. Mastery? I may be
> MDR> experienced with Linux but mastery is still far ahead... It's quite
> MDR> interesting how deep the rabbit hole can go. What matters is how 
> deep we
> MDR> want it to go I guess.
> MDR> Crackerjack is an interesting name, if anything I'd just want it for
> MDR> shits and giggles :D
> MDR> On 6/15/20 9:07 PM, Brett Delmage wrote:
> >> After I feel I have mastered DNS and BIND after slaving over the docs
> >> and code for years (I'm not there yet, and I have not) how am I going
> >> to communicate this to people?
> >> How will I be able to master anything technical anymore? Should I just
> >> stop trying?
> >> suggests that one could call one type of DNS server the
> >> "crackerjack" server instead. I guess that's an improvement over
> >> "cracked". "Ace" server is a suggested alternative too, and it's
> >> nicely terse.
> *>> 
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Met vriendelijke groet / Best regards,
Michael De Roover
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