BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-25-2008, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
No longer Registered.
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Model: N/A
PIN: N/A
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 124
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Why...

Please Login to Remove!

...do people think they can get away with calling someone stupid by prefacing the statement with "no offense?".

"Honestly, no offense to you (kalamaca), but why would someone be so stupid to post a thread like this?

...closing thread."

Is RIM indeed initiating the leaks? And why the aggressive reaction here? Can we not even speculate on where the beta leaks are coming from and why?
Offline  
Old 05-25-2008, 08:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
rachamphetamine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Model: --
PIN: E SOL
Carrier: VZW
Posts: 3,117
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Clearly they would have to be coming from someone either at RIM or associated with them - where else would they be coming from, so why is it worth talking about? There might be many sources, but there's only one obvious starting point.

And if you are going to say "people" and then use a specific quote, you might as well just put the name of who said it in there, too. Keeps you from looking like less of a tool, unless that's what you were going for. But no offense
Offline  
Old 05-25-2008, 08:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
iPhone Mod!
 
zerog46's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: In a House
Model: 9650
Carrier: VZW Bold
Posts: 6,775
Post Thanks: 26
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Default

^........
__________________
Life is not holding a good hand. Life is playing a poor hand well.
Offline  
Old 05-25-2008, 08:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
tel-x.com's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: "Still in my own little world"
Model: 8700
PIN: 4.5 pfft 4.9 *****ez
Carrier: TMobile
Posts: 61
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

this is stupid.................
Offline  
Old 05-25-2008, 09:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
BlackBerry God
 
jibi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Jibi's Secret Place
Model: 8900
OS: 4.6.1.174
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 11,310
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

RIM has not been the direct source for any of the major leaks you have seen on BitTorrent and RapidShare sites (where the majority of people on here get them). It could be argued that they are the indirect source, as all software downloads have come from them in some form or fashion, however the actual leaking of it to the internet comes through a middle party (with few exceptions (namely two releases and a vulnerability in BBU), this has been the carriers). I hope that clears up the question in both threads.

I trust the person who made the post is not an idiot, however the question contained within that post was very much of the sort. Perhaps it was just a temporary lapse in judgement, hence the no offense to them as a person.
__________________
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and is widely regarded as a bad move.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

VINTAGE 20" CRAFTSMAN TOOLBOX WITH WRENCHES & SOCKETS MAC, ARMSTRONG, S-K, ETC.
$119.99
VINTAGE 20Vintage Mac Tools 1-7/8” Socket 1" Drive W602 "Sabina"
$34.99
Vintage Mac Tools  1-7/8” Socket 1Vintage MAC Tools Machine Steel Numbers Stamp Set FS-316 (3/16")
$25.0
Vintage MAC Tools Machine Steel Numbers Stamp Set FS-316 (3/16Vintage MAC PB19 USA Long Industrial SCREWDRIVER flat slotted Pry Bar
$30.0
Vintage MAC PB19 USA Long Industrial SCREWDRIVER flat slotted Pry Bar pictureVintage 1/2" Drive MAC VUI 166T 6 Point Impact Swivel Socket
$11.95
Vintage 1/2






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.