request for comment re ""

Ted Smith tedks at
Wed Feb 10 09:05:46 PST 2016

On Tue, 2016-02-09 at 09:40 -0800, Rayzer wrote:
> Ted Smith wrote:
> > cypherpunks list wasn't always a far-right discussion group
> You're totally offbase. It's Anarchists  vs Libertarians who think they
> are, and some even write code. AFAICT this was NEVER a 'pure coders
> list'. There ARE going to be ebbs and flows between the junctures of
> politics and pervasive surveillance, it's amelioration, and tidy code
> .... and an occasional stack overflow too.
> "You're either on the bus or off the bus..." Some logger that hippies
> venerated said that.

Yes it was never "pure coders," but it was at least 90% PET and PET
politics and maybe 10% schizophrenic rambling. Now it's maybe 5% PET
politics, 80% racial strength/bicycle regulation opposition, and 10%
schizophrenic rambling.

Sent from Ubuntu
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