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Re: [ossig] Malaysian Law With Respect To Employees Who Program OnTheir Own Time
Nur Hussein wrote:
> I didn't think so, either. But I was willing to accept their point of
> view as being their concern, and maybe even more.
> I was angry at their resolve to hammer it to the audience instead of
> entering into a discusion and listen to arguments.
> The bad will was exposed by the contributor comparing the topic
> with the
> Ah, the old "false analogy" trick. If you try and point it out, and if
> they are cornered in a debate, they'll resort to another fallacy, "ad
> hominem". I wonder if it got that far.
> Uwe, who were these fellows? Did you catch their names? We can
> investigate their affiliations, and I'm suspecting a trail will lead
> back to the land of Redmond where the shadows lie.
> -= Nur Hussein =-
Apologies the send button was accidently hit earlier....
They are from the Independent Software Architect Council Malaysia
(ISAC-M) I believe it's an MNCC special interest group.
It's obvious they didn't know that they are illogical in presenting
their wood and steel analogy. Though MAMPU is to be congratulated
having initiated this "dialogue" (that's what the session was billed as)
the opportunity for the floor to speak amount to less than an hour of
the 9-12 session. Of course there was a lot of opportunity to "rub
shoulders" and eat outside the room. :) There wasn't enough time for
rebuttal or to "educate" these guys.Perhaps the session wasn't meant to
The PIKOM guy sounded really pathetic. The industry wants to dictate
Government policies rather than adapt how they do business to comply
with Govt policies. Looks like the IT vendors can't even innovate their
business models to suit user requirements - in this case the biggest
customer, the Govt who now wants to see if the steel they say is there
is not clay wrapped by steel; rather than dictating that it should be wood.
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