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Re: Is your ISP Influenza-ready?

  • From: Jay Hennigan
  • Date: Fri Apr 21 11:07:29 2006

Joseph S D Yao wrote:
On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 10:53:33AM -0700, David W. Hankins wrote:
It's like someone intentionally optimized this function specifically to
be the most pessimal.

If you know the word "pessimal" [malus, pejor, pessimus = bad, worse,
worst], you should know that "most pessimal" is redundant - perhaps
allowable for emphasis - and that "optimized to be pessimal" is so much
an oxymoron it must be deliberate.  But why not just say "pessimized"?
Oh, stop being such a pessimist.   :-)

Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Administration - [email protected]
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