severe charge with trademark issues by "Asterixand Obelix"

Alistair Davidson lord_inh at
Sat Jan 12 02:30:38 UTC 2002

Friedrich Lindenberg wrote:

> I guess we should stop this thread now. It won't lead us anywhere and we
> have learned that Open-Source Software is _not_ safe against some kind of
> turned-around law! I also want to thank GvG for making this really clear to
> us, but I think he could really stop now (he'll have enough money by now).
> Let me quote
> Mit verlaub Herr Freiherr, Sie sind ein Arschloch!
> ( no translation .... :( )

Literally: "With leaves Mr Freiherr, you are an arsehole!"

But attempting to accomodate cultural differences, "With all due respect, Mr 
Freiherr, you're a wanker."

Might not be perfect, but not bad I think for someone who only just passed 
Standard Grade (O level / GSCE -ish) German.

Alistair Davidson
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"Disloyalty in a democracy is to stop asking questions."

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